Resources

Packing Recommendations

Each team will have some modifications to this list due to cultural expectations and projects planned. Specifics will be discussed during team meetings. This list will help you plan ahead and get some of the basics covered.

Bible

Journal

Passport *required for all locations

Camera

Reading/Music for planes

Travel pillow and pillowcase

Sleep sack

Towel

Head Lamp or small flashlight

Day pack

Hat

7-14 days worth of clothes

Light weight, water proof jacket

Boots or closed toe shoes for working

Unscented toiletries

Hand Sanitizer

Water bottle

Sunscreen

Bug repellent-DEET *Ultrathon is recommended

Airborne

Any meds you think you may need (Laxatives, Imodium, Tums, Advil, etc.)

Anti-malaria meds

Spending money

Alarm clock or watch with alarm

Baby Powder

G2 packets

Immunizations

Below are suggested immunizations for travel into the countries we work in. Please always consult with your own medical professional if you have questions or concerns:

Brazil

Vaccinations Rx Cost (approx) Notes
No vaccinations required   —
  — Cipro Treatment for travelers diarrhea

Haiti

Vaccinations Rx Cost (approx) Notes
Hep A   — $65 2 part – 2nd after 6+ months – Protected for life
Tdap   — $45 Protective for 5 years, then booster needed
Typhoid   — $70 Protective for 2 years
  — Malarone Anti-Malaria
  — Cipro Treatment for travelers diarrhea

India

Vaccinations Rx Cost (approx) Notes
Hep A   — $65 2 part – 2nd after 6+ months – Protected for life
Tdap   — $45 Protective for 5 years, then booster needed
Typhoid   — $70 Protective for 2 years
 IPV – Polio   — $35
  — Malarone Anti-Malaria
  — Cipro Treatment for travelers diarrhea

Uganda

Vaccinations Rx Cost (approx) Notes
Hep A   — $65 2 part – 2nd after 6+ months – Protected for life
Hep B (x3)   — $65
Tdap   — $45 Protective for 5 years, then booster needed
Typhoid   — $70 Protective for 2 years
IPV – Polio   — $35
Menactra   — $165 Needed for Meningitis season Dec-Jun in Africa
*Yellow Fever   — $200 Required for entry into the country – must present verification at Immigrations
  — Malarone Anti-Malaria
  — Cipro Treatment for travelers diarrhea

Plane Music ✈️

Apps

We’ll use WhatsApp for team communication (works perfectly between Apple & Android), and it’s the easiest way to reach friends and family back home while overseas.

Available on iOS and Android

This app allows you to pre-download Portuguese so you can use it in Brazil without a phone or internet connection.
Tip: turn your phone horizontal once you have a translation!

Available on iOS and Android

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