Sep 2019 — May 2020

Costa Rica Eswatini

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Costa Rica - Eswatini
3 countries

Where They Went - What They Did

Southern Central America

Costa Rica

Southern Central America
Costa Rica

Costa Rica

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First, your Gap Year journey will take you to the peaceful paradise of Costa Rica – where you’ll quickly grow to love the slow, “pura vida” lifestyle. The main focus of ministry for Racers will be partnering with local churches to share the Gospel with rural communities, especially in impoverished border towns. Some Racers even get the opportunity to grab surfboards, head to the sandy beaches, and minister to the surfer community while leading camps for kids on the beach.

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Southeast Asia

Cambodia

Southeast Asia
Cambodia

Cambodia

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Next your Gap Year journey will take you to Cambodia. Here you will find delicious food, open air markets and bustling streets. Cambodia is still struggling to heal from a dark and crippling genocide in the 1970s and is currently faced with a large amount of poverty and human trafficking. A lot of ministry this month will focus on investing in youth. You’ll likely spend your month reaching children through teaching English and the Bible. English is critical for the younger generations to find sustainable jobs to move forward.

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South Africa

Eswatini

South Africa
Eswatini

Eswatini

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Your final stop is in the small but incredible nation of Swaziland (its name was recently changed to eSwatini). Swaziland has the highest HIV/AIDS rate in the world and as a result 1,000 of children have been left without parents. We have had a long-standing presence in Swaziland and have built a base there run by local and international staff. We partner with Children’s Hope Chest to operate a large system of care points serving local orphaned and underserved children.

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*Routes may change if unforeseen issues arise.

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