Global Village -
photo credit: Ardon Alger/Habitat for Humanity International.
Information and Resources
* Tentative Trip Calendar
* Sample itinerary
* Registration & Cost
Welcome to the page for our Global Village - Nicaragua work trip, May 18-26, 2013.
This is the fifth international Global Village trip organized jointly
by Saint Joseph's College
and the Global
Village Department of Habitat for Humanity, International.
Previous trips have been to Tanzania
(2008) and Macedonia (2011). Click on the link to go to the webpage for those
US State Department Travel. Click here for travel warnings and general international travel information.
Centers for Disease Control. Here is the country page for Nicaragua.
Passport information. Don't delay in applying for or renewing your passport for this trip!
Leave from Chicago O'Hare
Return to Chicago O'Hare
Standard 9-day itinerary:
Day 1 (Arrival day, typically Saturday): Greeted at Managua airport by Habitat Nicaragua staff; dinner.
Day 2 (Sunday): Transported to host site; orientation and welcome.
Day 3-7 (Workdays, Monday-Friday): Breakfast served before traveling to
work site; work from 8a.m.- 4p.m. with lunch on-site; free time after
work to clean up; supper of local Nicaraguan food; time for team
Day 8 (Saturday): Tour cultural sites; free time; final team dinner.
Day 9 (Final day, Sunday): Departure day.
Cost and Fundraising
Total costs: $2154.48: the GV cost is- $1546.58, and airfare is $607.90.
Once you have registered online for the trip and received your ID number, you can build a personalized fundraising web page to send out to friends and family to assist in raising money.
you must have the GV code to register for the trip, and a
personal ID number in order to build your fundraising page.)
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