Take Part

Participation in each year’s trip is dependent on past years’ participation, one’s physical condition, and what someone can offer the trip.¬†Medical orientation is helpful, but it is not necessary. There are a good number of tasks such as crowd control, taking histories using interpreters, dispensing medications, carrying and treating water, cooking and camp set up that are equally important.

Heat tolerance and the ability to walk hills in high humidity is a requirement as well as being able to sleep under mosquito nets in a rainforest atmosphere with no air-conditioning for the five to six nights of the work portion of the trip, and get along well with a group.

The total cost of the main part of the trip is about $1200 including airfare from Houston. Participants must pay their own way or raise the funds for their costs for the trip.

For full details of the forthcoming 2017 trip, take a look at this year’s letter

For questions or information, email Bruce McNellie: mcnellie@mcnellie.com

Donate

For details of how to contribute financially, take a look at our donations page