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Global Builders Construction Trip to Haiti
The Fuller Center for Housing
Customizable: Jan-Dec 2019
Lasts between 1 week to 2 weeks
Construction and Service Projects & Helps
Total : $1,100 - $1,400 (US)
Includes: Lodging and Meals
Participants will work alongside homeowners & other locals to build safe, decent homes. Trips also provide locals with jobs, support local economy & create life-changing experiences for all involved.Inquire About The Trip
What the Mission Trip Will Be Like
Pignon is a community of about 30,000 located in the Central Plateau of Haiti, established by a French tradesman in 1699 as on outpost on the border between the French controlled west and the Spanish-controlled east. Renowned for the beauty of its hillsides, it is yet in one of the poorest regions of Haiti. Families traditionally survive and earn income by traveling to their nearby fields, where they grow their own food as well as sugar cane for selling. We also build for families with underpaid professionals like teachers and nurses.
Many of these families own their own land and begin purchasing materials like concrete blocks in order to build their home over time, but need a helping hand and opportunity to expedite the process for them and their kids.
The Fuller Center will help by constructing simple, decent affordable homes with families based on their needs and income, repaid on a no-profit, no-interest basis. Participants will get to assist in the building of these homes by working alongside the local workers and the families.
Learn more at www.fullercenter.org/global-builders/haiti
Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals
Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements
Sr. High, College, Adult, and Seniors
Eligible to Go
Individuals, Groups [max size 35], Married Couples, and Families
We welcome volunteers ages 14+ and of all skill levels. Foreign-language skills are not necessary. We accept all who have a willingness to serve!
Mission Trip Offered By The Fuller Center for Housing
The Fuller Center for Housing is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating poverty housing worldwide. By forming partnerships with local organizations, The Fuller Center provides the structure, guidance and support that communities need to build and repair homes for the impoverished among them. We operate through local Covenant Partner organizations, which are volunteer led and driven. Visiting missions teams will have the opportunity to assist one of our Covenant Partners in the U.S. or Internationally to help build or renovate a home for a family in need in their community.
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Mission Trip Details
- Start date
- Customizable: Jan-Dec 2019
- 1 week to 2 weeks
Demographics of People Being Ministered To
- People Group(s)
- Funds needed
- Total : $1,100 - $1,400 (US)
- Included in Cost
- Lodging and Meals
- The registration fee includes lodging, all local transportation, 3 meals per day, security, insurance, and a contribution for materials. Since factors like group size help determine the cost, we will work out a precise budget number after you submit your trip proposal.
Training and Debriefing
- Pre-field Training
- Post-field Debrief
- We provide each volunteer with an in-depth handbook that provides information on the project, country, and what to expect. Once in country, the host will provide additional training before starting work.
- How to apply
- Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.