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Africa - Teach English to national students and teachers

Trekker Teaching English

Trip #3630

  • Mission Trip Agency

    WEC International

    Offering agency

  • Mission Trip Location

    Guinea-Bissau, Western Africa

  • Mission Trip Dates

    Customizable: Jan, May, Jun or Sep 2020

    Lasts between 3 months to 1 year

  • Mission Trip Ministry

    Art, Drama, Music & Puppets

    Education: Teaching English, Sports & Outdoor, and VBS/Bible Clubs

  • Mission Trip Cost

    *see notes below or inquire for details

Teaching English at a youth center to national students and teachers. Also opportunities to teach sports, music and calligraphy as a means of evangelizing.

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What the Mission Trip Will Be Like

Helping the Local Church TEACHING ENGLISH AT YOUTH CENTER
English language teachers are needed to work with the WEC team in the town of Ingoré. Classes are used to introduce adults to the Bible and Christianity. Opportunities for serving with young adults in local church doing evangelism, discipleship and leadership training.

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

WEC is working in multicultural teams with the Evangelical Church of Guinea-Bissau to bring the Good News to those who have not yet had the opportunity to hear

Participant Information, Recommendations, Requirements

Participant Age

College, Adult, and Seniors

Eligible to Go

Individuals and Married Couples

Education/Experience

Bible College graduate with good English. Willing to live in a poorer part of the country. Willing to learn Portuguese Creole.

If applying from a country other than the USA please go to wectrek.org and find the sending country nearest you.

Languages

Portuguese is helpful

Mission Trip Offered By WEC International

WEC International

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WEC International is an international (members from 55+ nationalities), interdenominational mission agency. WEC is one of the ten largest church planting mission agencies in the world. WEC endeavours to bring the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ to the remaining unevangelized peoples with the utmost urgency. WECers plant churches in many countries around the world with locations in Africa, Asia, North Africa, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America, Middle East and South Pacific. To find out more about WEC International in the USA visit www.wec-usa.org WEC USA has 3 short term programs: Discovery (individuals or teams that go out up to 3 months; WEC Trek (individuals that go from 3 months - 12 months) and WEC Core (individuals that go for 2 years). If you are looking to apply from another country please check wectrek.org for the sending base in your country.

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Mission Trip Details

Location Information

Country(s)
Guinea-Bissau
Region(s)
Western Africa
Other
Ingoré
means 'guest' in the local language and you will be welcome to join the multicultural team there working with the regional youth centre and the local church surrounded by twelve small daughter churches.

Dates

Start date
Customizable: Jan, May, Jun or Sep 2020
Length
3 months to 1 year

Demographics of People Being Ministered To

Who
Youth and students
People Group(s)
Religion/Beliefs
Most students come from animist, catholic and Muslim background

Finances

Funds needed
*see notes below or inquire for details
Other
Costs of WEC Trek trips are not fixed due to the flexibility we offer. Costs will depend on where you want to go, how long you want to stay and airfare costs.

Training and Debriefing

Pre-field Training
Yes
Post-field Debrief
Yes
Comments
Pre-Field Training through activities and reading guided by a pre-field manual followed by a 1 week orientation training at the WEC HQ near Philadelphia, PA. Debriefing for 3 days immediately on return of the trip at the WEC HQ. If applying from a country other than the USA please go to wectrek.org and find the sending country nearest you.

Application Information

How to apply
Send an inquiry for details on the application process for this mission trip.

Other Information

More information about WEC Trek, the short-term ministry of WEC International,can be found on our web page www.wectrek.org Click on the Trek program closest to your location. Other opportunities in the 10/40 window, not listed here, are also available on our web page.