Short-Term Trips with Tutapona

March 4-9, 2018 :  Visit Tutapona in Uganda

Purpose of this trip:  Participants will meet with Tutapona's leadership team in Uganda, learn about the history of Tutapona and the context in which Tutapona is working in Uganda, and visit one of the refugee settlements where we work.  The trip will equip participants to return home to their own churches and social networks and raise awareness of the global refugee crisis and Tutapona's mission to bring hope and healing through trauma rehabilitation.  First and foremost, this is a learning trip, not a service trip.  You'll meet people, you'll hear their stories, you'll observe a trauma rehabilitation session in action, and you'll learn how to be an effective advocate for refugees and for Tutapona's mission when you return home.  That's where we need you most!!!  

Tentative schedule:
Sunday, March 4:  Arrive in Kampala
Monday, March 5: Orientation with Tutapona staff in Kampala
Tuesday, March 6:  Travel to refugee camp, tour of camp, meet field office team
Wed - Thur, March 7-8:  Observing Tutapona's work in the refugee camp, meeting with community members
Friday, March 9: Travel back to Kampala for flight home OR depart for optional sightseeing weekend (e.g. wildlife refuge)
Monday, March 12: Sightseers return to Kampala for flight home

Cost:  The trip fee will be approximately $1,200 USD per person (dependent on group size and subject to change) plus an additional fee for the optional sightseeing excursion.  Additionally, you will need to book and pay for your own travel to and from Uganda.  Tutapona will arrange in-country travel, lodging and meals, beginning with airport pickup on Sunday March 4 and ending with getting you back to the airport on either Friday March 9 or Monday March 12 if you choose to stay for some sightseeing.

Contact us at or submit the form below if you are interested in joining the trip.  Please DO NOT book any travel yet - we will provide a participant application and details on reserving your spot at a later date.

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