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MALAWI MISSION TRIP 2018


Muli Bwanji "Welcome" Project Juembo Team of 2018!

Check out the information below to help prepare you for our upcoming trip! 


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COST  BREAKDOWN 


Payments 

  • 1st payment (Deposit), due by February 1st- $1000

 

  • 2nd payment, due May 1st- (Check Invoice) 

 

  • 3rd payment, due June 1st- (Check Invoice) 

 

 

Sending Payments 

Please mail your deposit to African Bible Colleges home office:

"African Bible Colleges P.O. Box 103 Clinton, MS 39060"

OR

 You can hand in your deposit to Levi Chinchen in a sealed envelope with your name on it.  

Please make checks payable to ABC Project Juembo.  

 

SHORT TERM APPLICATION


After you have placed your deposit ABC requests that you fill out a short term mission trip application.  This will give us basic information to help purchase your plane ticket.  

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MEDICAL INFORMATION


Shots: 

You will need to visit the Mississippi State Department of Health. The address is 570 E Woodrow Wilson Ave Jackson, MS 39216. Its the old Jackson Mall. You will need a overseas "yellow book" or record to show when you land in Malawi. 

Your best chances to get in and out quickley is to arrive when it opens at 7:30. 

If your child is under 18 you must accompany them. If you are not in the Mississippi state system for shot records then bring your records with you.

Recommended Immunizations: 

1.  You must have Yellow Fever - it last for 10 years. 

2.  Tetanus vaccination   

3.  Childhood vaccinations: measles, whooping cough, polio, and chicken pox. 

4.  Ask your doctor for recommended immunizations for Malawi. Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Rabies are some that other people have considered.

Malaria Medication: 

To receive Malaria medication you are going to need a prescription from a doctor. 

Please remember we do not want you to use Larium or Mefloquine.  We prefer you to use Malarone or Doxycycline.  Doxy is an antibiotic that many short term teams use.  It is effective for anti-malaria and helps with stomach bugs or other issues overseas.  We recommend this but please be aware if you are fair skinned the sun can effect you.  

Additional Medicine: 

We also recommend that you take Airborne while traveling.  

Bring travel hand sanitizer and sanitizer wipes.  

 

TRAVELING UNDER 18


We will be flying through South Africa on our way to and from Malawi.  South Africa is very strict on security and will require specific information from students under the age of 18 who are not traveling with their parents.  To find out what documents and letters you will need to have with you in transit please click on the button below.   

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VISA


You will need to purchase a "3 month single entry visa".  

In order to do this you will need to mail to following to the Malawian Embassy in Washington D.C.   

  • 2 copies of your visa application   
  • 2 passport sized photos (2x2)  
  • 2 copies of your flight itinerary
  • 2 copies of a letter of invitation 
  • actual passport with a full empty page
  • a prepaid return envelope
  • $100 payment in cash, money order, or bank-certified check (no personal checks) 

** If you have any questions about the above information please contact Mrs. Kelly at abcadmin@africanbiblecolleges.net 

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Below are three important things to help with organization and communication while traveling to and from Malawi.  

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Packing list 

Below is a suggested packing list. If you follow it you will be more than prepared to go to Africa.  

 
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WhatsApp

This is an app that we use while overseas. It allows you to make phone calls and send text messages for free while using Wi-Fi. It is easy to use and very effective in Malawi. 

 
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Luggage tags

Luggage tags are key in securing the arrival of your bag. Fill out your luggage tag with the information provided in the link below.  

 

CONTACT 


If you have questions or concerns regarding any of the information on this page please feel free to contact Levi Chinchen by filling in the form below! ABC's home office phone number (601) 922-1962.   

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