Rwanda Vision Trips and Expeditions
One Community, Three Continents.
Every time you drink a cup of Land of a Thousand Hills Coffee or make a donation to the Do Good Initiative, you are making a difference for someone. Social justice is more than a thought, it’s an action- an investment in humanity. You are already in community with the people of Rwanda and Haiti. Now, we’d like for you to meet them. Join us on one of our trips to meet our coffee farmers, experience their countries, their communities and see first hand the good we are doing.
Expeditions to Rwanda are offered during the coffee harvest season and after the rainy season every June and July. These 12 day excursions include three nights in Kigali with visits to the National Cupping Lab, a genocide memorial, reconciliation village and the prison fellowship of Rwanda. We visit Ruli Mountain coffee washing station, learn how coffee is processed, and meet the farmers of Mbilima. From there we hit the road to travel north to Musanze. Musanze will be our base for travel to Bukonya. Meet our coffee farmers, spend time with the local communities, have lunch with Pastor Ildephonse and teach English in the primary schools. See the new primary school we built and the orphans we care for. Pick coffee cherries, learn about the process and even partake in a Do Good Initiative project. Our last night is spent on Lake Kivu to enjoy the 6th largest lake in Rwanda, reflect and spend time together.
ANNOUNCING 2013 TRIP DATES!
July 3rd-14th (FULL)
***Special trip dates are available for groups of 10 from the same church, cafe or organization.
Doing Good brings transformation in Rwanda… and in you. If you have a heart for transforming lives and communities from the ground up and doing good through coffee, we invite you to join us. Read Psalm 46:8-9. It says come and see what the Lord has done. This is the heart of what we are doing! You are each invited to come and see what God has and is doing in Rwanda. It’s about about coming and building relationships. We are going to learn from our Rwandan friends. We are going to build relationships. We are going to “come and see.” And our prayer is that then God will show each of us what to DO!
In country cost: $1595. Flight, vaccinations and some food costs are additional. Once trip requests are granted, a $595 non refundable deposit is required to hold your spot. Checks should be made out to the Do Good Initiative and are tax deductible.
At least 18 years old
Physically fit and of good health
Active relationship with Land of a Thousand Hills and/or the Do Good Initiative
Rwandan coffee lover
Submit a 150 word application to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining your relationship with us, why you would like to go to Rwanda, and preferred dates to apply for one of the trips.
****Haiti trips are coming soon!