2022 Ethiopia Trip

Octoberber 19-26, 2022

Join us on the trip of a lifetime to Ethiopia! Come meet the local leaders we partner with and see the impact of your generosity first-hand as you meet families and see the work of Family Empowerment in the communities where we serve.

2022 Ethiopia Trip

October 19-26, 2022

Join us on the trip of a lifetime to Ethiopia! Come meet the local leaders we partner with and see the impact of your generosity first-hand as you meet families and see the work of Family Empowerment in the communities where we serve.

About Help One Now Trips

All Help One Now Trips are built to connect our partners and donors to the communities we serve through the building of relationships with local leaders, experiencing the beauty and adventure each country holds and participating in intentional guided times of rest and reflection. We want you to return home from these trips with a renewed heart, mind, and soul, as well as a vision and passion for how we can work together to do good around the world!

Trip Cost

$3,000 Per Person

Below is a rough breakdown of all trip costs. Some costs, such as flights, are subject to change at the time of booking. The total cost of your trip covers all traveling expenses including flights, lodging, meals, transportation, medical insurance, and visas. The only things not covered in this cost are personal money for things like souvenirs or any extra needs while on the trip.

This cost also covers Help One Now’s expenses in administering and leading this trip, as well as investing in the work of our local partners as they take time out to host and care for us on our journey!

Please feel free to let us know if you have any additional questions about trip costs or details.

Flights: $1,600-$1,800

HON staff flights: $300-$400

Hotel lodging: $50/day

Lake Resort: $60

Transportation: $20/day

Meals: $40/day

Extra activities: $30

Medical evacuation insurance: $5/day

Visa: $50

Admin fee for trip planning: $50

In-country staff costs: $50

HON staff costs: $150

Family Business Program Families

Lake Bishoftu Resort

Traditional Ethiopian Meals

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Trip Schedule

This trip will be packed full of amazing experiences! We have carefully planned this trip to make the most of your time while also building in time for rest and reflection. The trip will be focused on building relationships with our local partners and witnessing the impact of their work first-hand. It will also include time to see and experience some of the incredible beauty, history, and culture of the Dominican Republic.

Day 1

Travel Day

Day 2

Team arrives in Addis Ababa in the evening

Dinner together at hotel

Stay in Addis Ababa

Day 3

Breakfast and intro to the trip

Travel to Gunchire, one of HON’s longest partner communities in Ethiopia

Lunch at Gunchire community center, hear about our work and impact together in Ethiopia

Visit families empowered through the Family Business program

Day 4

Guided morning reflection time, followed by breakfast

Full day of visiting families and seeing the impact of our work in the community

Day 5

Guided morning reflection time, followed by breakfast

Church service in the local community

Team travels to Debre Zeit, another HON partner community

Stay at Lake Bishoftu Resort

Day 6

Guided morning reflection time, followed by breakfast

Visit empowered families in the Debre Zeit community

Full afternoon of rest and fun at Lake Bishoftu Resort

Stay at Lake Bishoftu Resort

Day 7

Final guided morning reflection time and breakfast together

Attend the Seed Adoption Conference, put on by our local partners in Addis Ababa

Afternoon to explore Addis Ababa, dinner together with our local partners

Team begins travel home in late evening

Updates on Covid-19

Due to continued Covid-19 restrictions and risks, we will be taking several precautions to ensure the safety of every traveler and the communities we will visit. While cases are lower in these communities, we will take every caution necessary to prevent the potential of carrying the virus during travel in order to protect each team member on the trip, the leaders we partner with and their teams, and the communities we will visit. Here are some precautions and updated information for all travelers:

 

  • Each traveler is required to present a negative PCR Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours leading up to the trip, or a negative antigen test within 24 hours leading up to the trip.
  • Each traveler is recommended to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and carry with them their proof of vaccination.
  • Each traveler will be required to carry with them a face covering. This will be worn while visiting communities.

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Phone: (919) 230-6259

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