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2018 Costa Rica - Inner Cities to Indigenous Village Ministry!
Believers World Outreach
Costa Rica, Central America
July 2 - 13, 2018
Lasts between 1 week to 2 weeks
Orphan Care, Service Projects & Helps, Sports & Outdoor, and VBS/Bible Clubs
Total : $1,998 - $2,098 (US)
Includes: Lodging, Meals, and Travel to and from location
Serve in the cities and remote villages. Take part in various outreaches including prevention programs to at risk children, medical clinics to the Bribri people, orphan care, to prison ministry.Inquire About The Trip
What the Mission Trip Will Be Like
Travel to Costa Rica and experience the highs and lows of this country and its people: Lush rainforests and poverty, magnificent mountains and single parent homes, volcanoes and refugees.
Even though this wonderful country is well known by its natural wealth, there are communities filled with poverty, drugs, and prostitution.
Nicaraguans that have moved to Costa Rica for a better life are looked down upon by nationals. Many are in Costa Rica illegally, so they don’t get proper medical care for fear of being sent back to Nicaragua. Most end up in the barrios, such as “Los Cuadros” or “Purral”, trapped in utter poverty.
In San Jose, BWO will partner with Light Force International. "LFI" is an organization who's goal is to ensure that individuals are not sexually exploited in Costa Rica. LFI works to support, empower and advocate for children and youth at risk, as well as provide protection and resources to victims and survivors. You will have the opportunity to serve in Christ-centered prevention programs, in places like orphanages, barrios, foster homes and schools to intervene and prevent the trafficking of children and youth in Costa Rica.
On the last part of our trip, we will shift our focus to the Indigenous tribes of Bribri people. These beautiful people live and farm in the Talamanca mountain region and Caribbean coastal areas. Here we will reach out through medical & optical clinics, children’s ministry and of course sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Join us in loving people past your limits!
Relation of Opportunity to National Church and/or Long-term Goals
BWO's goal is not only to share Jesus with people, but also to help them form relationships by getting connected in their community through the local church. By partnering with in-country missionaries and local churches, people can form relationships with other believers in their area and continue to grow and deepen their walk with Christ all year round.
Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements
Elementary, Jr. High, Sr. High, College, Adult, and Seniors
Eligible to Go
Individuals, Groups [max size 100], Married Couples, and Families
1) Love Jesus
2) Love people
3) Have a willing heart to serve
4) Be flexible and open to learning new things
Spanish is helpful, but not required. Translators are provided and will be available during ministry.
A background check is required for adults ages 18 and up.
Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Mission Trip Offered By Believers World Outreach
Believers World Outreach is a non-profit 501c3 short-term missions sending organization. We organize and facilitate mission trips for churches, youth groups, other mission organizations, and individuals that desire a deeper walk with Jesus, taking them to the mission field to further God's Kingdom and purposes in the earth. We realize that everyone may not feel evangelistically gifted but EVERYONE has God given abilities and talents! That’s why we have created several distinct ministry areas which allows ANYONE the opportunity to partake in a short term mission trip! HERE’S A LIST OF SOME OF THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MINISTRY TEAMS THAT YOU CAN CHOOSE TO BE A PART OF: ~ Evangelism & Drama ~Cosmetology& Beauty ~Surf Outreach ~Construction & Work Projects ~Orphanage Ministry ~Tech Support (installing &setting up computers) ~Medical ~Prayer Ministry ~Vacation Bible Schools ~Teaching English
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Mission Trip Details
- Costa Rica
- Central America
- San Jose, the Talamanca mountain region and Caribbean coastal area.
- July 2 - 13, 2018
- 1 week to 2 weeks
Demographics of People Being Ministered To
- Children, orphans, Adults, Poor/Marginalized, Prostitutes, Refugees, Indigenous tribes
- People Group(s)
- Costa Rican, Nicaraguan, Indigenous people, Bribri people
- Nonbelievers, Roman Catholic, Chrisitian, mystic
- Funds needed
- Total : $1,998 - $2,098 (US)
- Included in Cost
- Lodging, Meals, and Travel to and from location
- Departure Cities:
$1,998 All-inclusive from Miami, FL
$2,098 All-inclusive from Los Angeles, CA
Training and Debriefing
- Pre-field Training
- Post-field Debrief
- All BWO missionaries are required to participate in a 6-part online training and equipping video series before the mission trip. Debriefing will take place after each ministry day and will be followed up with a post-trip online debriefing video.
- How to apply
- Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.
- Application Deadline
- June 15, 2018
- Believers World Outreach believes that God created you to be uniquely…you. God has a plan for your life and it involves using the gifts and talents He has given you.
Utilizing people’s unique gift sets to minister to others is what BWO is all about. It is for this very reason, that BWO has developed many different areas of ministry.
Why not let God take your unique blend of skills, personality, background, and life experiences and use them on the mission field?