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Your Trip to Swaziland
Swaziland <ul><li>Located in Southern Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Landlocked 3 sides South Africa and eastern side Mozambique...
What Will My Trip Look Like <ul><li>International Flight (18 + hour flight) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive in Joburg  </li></ul>...
Count Down to Departure <ul><li>Mark your calendar of funding deadlines. </li></ul><ul><li>Immunizations: CDC.gov </li></u...
Fundraising Ideas <ul><li>HOW? Jewelry: 30%  [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>T-shirts </li></ul><ul><li>Skip a movie for...
Packing List <ul><li>Packing List is online under trip information and a link is in past emails. </li></ul><ul><li>Wraps <...
Specific Needs <ul><li>Gifts for Children: Warm clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Busses for moving kids to Litsemba </li></ul><ul...
Converters vs. Adapters <ul><li>Converters change Voltage  </li></ul><ul><li>Adapters allow plug-in </li></ul><ul><li>Hair...
Passport <ul><li>MUST be completed by May 5th. This includes names, dates, and number. </li></ul><ul><li>Name must be EXAC...
Links <ul><li>• 	 http:// www.walkabouttravelgear.com/nongr.ht m  (International Electricity) </li></ul><ul><li>•  http :/...
Action Steps <ul><li>Funding:  Mark Final Deadlines on calendar. </li></ul><ul><li>www.cdc.gov  or talk to your Physician ...
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  1. 1. Your Trip to Swaziland
  2. 2. Swaziland <ul><li>Located in Southern Africa </li></ul><ul><li>Landlocked 3 sides South Africa and eastern side Mozambique </li></ul><ul><li>Geographically has every feature of African terrain except for desert. </li></ul><ul><li>Monarchy </li></ul><ul><li>Seasons are reversed </li></ul><ul><li>Language: siSwati and English </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: lilangeni (plural emalangeni) </li></ul><ul><li>**But should exchange for South African Rand – can be used in both Swaziland and South Africa and much easier/cheaper to get. </li></ul><ul><li>Population: Approx. 1 million </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Will My Trip Look Like <ul><li>International Flight (18 + hour flight) </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive in Joburg </li></ul><ul><li>Go thru Customs, Collect Bags </li></ul><ul><li>Look for Heart For Africa Welcome Banner </li></ul><ul><li>Overnight in Joburg </li></ul><ul><li>Board Air Conditioned Buses to Swaziland, must cross border into Swaziland. Keep your Passports Available . </li></ul><ul><li>Arrive at Hotel in Swaziland </li></ul><ul><li>10 day trip: 4 days serving, l safari/shopping day (optional), l day of worship and the remaining time is spent in rest and travel. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Count Down to Departure <ul><li>Mark your calendar of funding deadlines. </li></ul><ul><li>Immunizations: CDC.gov </li></ul><ul><li>Please fill out profile online! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Passport: CORRECT. DOUBLE CHECK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Roommate, Talents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allergies, Medical </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Fundraising Ideas <ul><li>HOW? Jewelry: 30% [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>T-shirts </li></ul><ul><li>Skip a movie for missions </li></ul><ul><li>host a movie for missions </li></ul><ul><li>Walk-a-thon </li></ul><ul><li>Garage Sale </li></ul><ul><li>Bake Sale </li></ul><ul><li>Support Letters </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook and Twitter </li></ul>
  6. 6. Packing List <ul><li>Packing List is online under trip information and a link is in past emails. </li></ul><ul><li>Wraps </li></ul><ul><li>Toilet Paper </li></ul><ul><li>Medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Bug repellent with DEET </li></ul><ul><li>hat </li></ul><ul><li>Music speakers (kids) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Specific Needs <ul><li>Gifts for Children: Warm clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Busses for moving kids to Litsemba </li></ul><ul><li>Coins for Kids to feed kids at Litsemba </li></ul>
  8. 8. Converters vs. Adapters <ul><li>Converters change Voltage </li></ul><ul><li>Adapters allow plug-in </li></ul><ul><li>Hair dryer in drawer in the Lugogo. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Passport <ul><li>MUST be completed by May 5th. This includes names, dates, and number. </li></ul><ul><li>Name must be EXACTLY as it appears in the passport. </li></ul><ul><li>5 blank VISA pages or boarding will be denied. </li></ul><ul><li>Expiration date is 6 months AFTER you arrive back in the United States. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Links <ul><li>• http:// www.walkabouttravelgear.com/nongr.ht m (International Electricity) </li></ul><ul><li>• http :// wwp.greenwichmeantime.com /time-zone/africa/swaziland/currency.ht m (Currency converter) </li></ul><ul><li>• http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/africa/swaziland/weather.ht m (weather) </li></ul><ul><li>• http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/africa/swaziland/time.ht m (Time) </li></ul><ul><li>• www.cdc.go v (Health) </li></ul><ul><li>• www.travel.state.go v (Passport Info) </li></ul><ul><li>• Shop by Destination at: http:// www.magellans.com/store/travel_advice?Arg s </li></ul>
  11. 11. Action Steps <ul><li>Funding: Mark Final Deadlines on calendar. </li></ul><ul><li>www.cdc.gov or talk to your Physician for immunization guidance. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Profile Info in Current Trip </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passport </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Requests: Requests for special meals and seats – and frequent flier numbers, MUST be entered into the participant account, and will be ON REQUEST basis only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check out the website links from the meeting. </li></ul>
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