We are excited to announce the official dates of our 2020 NuevaLife Mission Trip to La Guajira, Colombia. The team at One Set 4 and NuevaLife want to offer you the opportunity to join them in this wonderful experience. Your participation and contribution positively impacts remote communities in Latin America, enduring harsh conditions.
Trip Date: May 9th - May 16th
Location: La Guajira, Colombia
Day Weather: 105 F (high)
Night Weather: 57 F (low)
** Activities are subject to change according to weather and conditions **
Day 1 - Saturday, May 9th:
Travel/Arrival Day to Riohacha, Colombia. Evening group meeting upon everyone's arrival to review safety tips, integrate volunteer team, and settle at Casa NuevaLife.
Day 2 - Sunday, May 10th:
Cultural introductory day. Learn about the Wayunanaiki language and experience the cultural dance and traditions. The official beginning to our mission trip.
Day 3 - Monday, May 11th:
Field sports day inauguration. We will invite nearby groups of young athletes from La Guajira's underserved communities to participate in an olympics style fun tournament at one of their own communities. These young children will receive donations of sports equipment and apparel from our partnered organizations and supporters. Our role will be to support the organization and operation of this special experience for these children, while enjoying and sharing unique memories that will last a lifetime.
Day 4 - Tuesday, May 12th:
Field sports day finals and ceremony. This will be the closure of our organized fun tournament with the local children of these underserved communities, a special day to instill a healthy lifestyle and the pursuit of individual dreams.
Day 5 - Wednesday, May 13th:
Depart travel day to community in Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park. Begin our day with an early road trip and continue up the Sierra Nevada with a hike. After visiting the underserved areas of this region on our mission trip, we have the opportunity to enjoy the natural richness of this region of the country. Spending the night in a nearby ecolodge.
Day 6 - Thursday, May 14th:
Return travel day from Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta National Natural Park. Open our day with a group breakfast and optional meditation. Group road trip back to Casa NuevaLife in Riohacha to relax and reflect on the experience.
Day 7 - Friday, May 15th:
Riocanes animal shelter visit. Our team will help the Riocanes organization with the bathing and feeding of sheltered animals early morning, a great time to show love to these creatures that may also suffer malnutrition and abandonment. Close the day with special relaxation at the beach, refreshments included. Guided meditation will be open to those interested.
Day 8 - Saturday, May 16th:
End of mission trip. Travel/Return Day from Riohacha, Colombia to your home or next destination.
- Accommodations at Casa NuevaLife
- Dinning Area
- Wifi, towels, and laundry available additionally.
- Truck where we can fit 8 volunteers at all time will be available.
- Driver to transport volunteers from airport to lodge and communities.
MEALS & BEVERAGES
- 3 meals will be provided to all registered volunteers (breakfast and dinner at Casa NuevaLife, and lunch at community).
- Menu can be arranged in advance to make sure volunteer preferences are taken into consideration.
- Note: Most of the diet during those days will be vegetarian.
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