Suriname Vision Clinic

Aug 2022 | Unto

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Trip #25425

Suriname Vision Clinic

Trip #25425

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Unto Committed to best practice standards - SOE Associate Member

Location:

South America

Dates:

Aug 2022
Lasts 1 week to 2 weeks

Activities:

Disaster Relief & Aid Distribution, Medical/Healthcare,

Cost:

$0
** See Financial Information Below
Includes:
Agency: Unto
Location: South America
Dates: Aug 2022
Lasts 1 week to 2 weeks
Activities: Disaster Relief & Aid Distribution, Medical/Healthcare
Cost: $0
** See Financial Information Below
Includes:
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The teamwill conduct eyeglass clinics in the city, as well as in nearby rural areas. During the clinics, as you will meet with individuals to provide basic vision testing and needed glasses, you will be able to demonstrate the kindness of Jesus. You also will have the opportunity to talk with students at the local university campus to share the hope of Jesus.

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Suriname is the smallest country in South America.  It is covered with beautiful tropical rainforest. Suriname gained it independence the Netherlands in 1975.  It is considered to be culturally caribbean.  Dutch is the official language, however creole based English is also spoken.

 

Be part of an Unto® volunteer trip that helps relieve suffering by providing eyeglasses to many with impaired vision.

The team will conduct eyeglass clinics in the city, as well as in nearby rural areas. During the clinics, as you will meet with individuals to provide basic vision testing and needed glasses, you will be able to demonstrate the kindness of Jesus. You also will have the opportunity to talk with students at the local university campus to share the hope of Jesus.

This opportunity is available to students only. No experience is required. At the beginning of the trip, participants will receive training for vision testing and fitting eyeglasses.

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Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals

The trip cost includes all in-country travel, shared hotel accommodations, meals, interpreter services, emergency evacuation assistance, secondary medical insurance, taxes, and tips. We will also handle all flight arrangements, and you simply pay for the flight separately.

The trip cost does not include domestic or international airfare. Also, pre-trip visa fees (if required), passport costs, immunizations, medications, baggage charges (unless you are asked to carry a bag of Unto aid), trip cancellation insurance, and airport meals.

Support may be raised to cover the cost of your trip. We will provide you with a support raising guide to help in this process.

Additional Trip Information

Region:
South America
Other Location Info:
Suriname
Participant Age:
Sr. High, College, Adult, Senior Adults
Eligible to Go:
Individuals, Married Couples
Other Financial Notes:
The trip cost includes all in-country travel, shared hotel accommodations, meals, interpreter services, emergency evacuation assistance, secondary medical insurance, taxes, and tips. We will also handle all flight arrangements, and you simply pay for the flight separately.

The trip cost does not include domestic or international airfare. Also, pre-trip visa fees (if required), passport costs, immunizations, medications, baggage charges (unless you are asked to carry a bag of Unto aid), trip cancellation insurance, and airport meals.

Support may be raised to cover the cost of your trip. We will provide you with a support raising guide to help in this process.
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The trip cost includes all in-country travel, shared hotel accommodations, meals, interpreter services, emergency evacuation assistance, secondary medical insurance, taxes, and tips. We will also handle all flight arrangements, and you simply pay for the flight separately. The trip cost does not include domestic or international airfare. Also, pre-trip visa fees (if required), passport costs, immunizations, medications, baggage charges (unless you are asked to carry a bag of Unto aid), trip cancellation insurance, and airport meals. Support may be raised to cover the cost of your trip. We will provide you with a support raising guide to help in this process.
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Mission Trip Offered By Unto

As the humanitarian partner of Cru, Unto expresses the love of Jesus Christ in the toughest places on earth by relieving suffering, restoring dignity, and revealing hope. We accomplish our mission, in partnership with international Cru ministries, through food and agriculture, clean water, and critical aid. Our partners at Cru work in more than 190 countries in the world.

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