Journey to India


July 22 - August 2, 2017

Trip Description

This team will serve alongside World Orphans church partners in Hyderabad, India.  Learn more about the various social injustices that orphans face through personal engaging experiences and discover ways that you can make a difference in the lives of the fatherless as a result of your journey.

For more information regarding this Journey trip see FAQs below.

About india

CULTURE

  • Currency: Indian rupee
  • Rice, curries, flatbreads, and meat dishes are standard meals
  • Much of rural India is divided into a caste system (varnas)
  • Family is the heart of Indian society 
  • Etiquette and manners are highly respected 
  • "Namaste" is the typical greeting other than a handshake

PEOPLE

  • Population: 1.2 billion
  • Life Expectancy: 66 Years
  • Literacy Rate: 62%
  • Religion: Hinduism, Islam, Christianity
  • Unemployment Rate: 3.6% 
  • Makes up 1/3 of the world's poor

LANGUAGE

  • Official Languages: Hindi and English
 

Team Leader

Amie Martin

Emily Osborne
From Michigan

 

RESOURCES

HANDBOOK

 

FAQs

TRIP SPECIFIC FAQs

  • Estimated Trip Cost: $3,300
  • Trip Deadline: March 1, 2017
  • Team Size: max 15
  • Where We Will Travel (In Country): Hyderabad
  • Questions: emilyo@worldorphans.org