The Presbyterian Hunger Program is promoting experiential trips which analyze the root causes of hunger and poverty while calling participants to engage in solidarity actions with our local and global partners.
Joining Hands Peru Partnership Trip
From the ocean to the mountains to the rainforest … justice for Peru! Join the Presbytery of Giddings-Lovejoy and Red Uniendo Manos Peru to learn about root causes of hunger in Peru and become an advocate of change.
Dates: May 25 – June 2, 2019
Sign Up Deadline: February 28, 2019, with $500 deposit; deadline to apply for financial assistance is February 15.
Cost: approximately $900 for food, lodging, and in-country transportation
Additional Costs: airfare to/from Lima (estimated $1,400), and personal expenses (passport, souvenirs, preparation expenses, etc.)
Requirements: good health, ability to walk distances and adjust to high altitudes, flexibility, openness to new people and situations; commitment to study, three orientation sessions, and covenant to use knowledge and experience gained to share about Joining Hands work with churches, presbytery, etc.
Visit Locations: Lima (on the Pacific Ocean coast), Huancayo (in the Andes), La Oroya, Huancavalica
Travel Study Seminars are also offered by the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program. Learn more.
Some of our national grant partners offer opportunities for individual Presbyterians and congregations to get involved in their work through mission trips, volunteering, and advocacy. Click below for more information. For a map of other opportunities offered by these groups visit our National Development site.