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Brazil Campo Largo

From
£2,160
LAST CHANCE! In 2019, we continue our work in Campo Largo with our long-standing partner, Open Hands, building transitional homes for families living in the favelas. Help to give the gift of a home away from the slum where children can have better access to education and families can feel safe. In 2020 and 2021, our project will change to support work with mothers and children who have escaped dangerous situations.

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Brazil Rio de Janeiro

From
£2,200
In 2020 we'll continue to build facilities for Cadi in Rio de Janeiro - working with them to help prevent the favela's children from being lured into the drug-trafficking world that runs these slums. 2020 will be our final year on this project; In 2021 we will be building facilities at a children's project in a nearby favela. 

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Cambodia Phnom Penh

From
£1,855
On the edge of the contaminated Mekong River Delta there is a small pocket of land, rife with disease and poverty, which ‘houses’ thousands of families.  We’ve been supporting Cambodian Pastor Sara Sansy to build somewhere safe for these people to really call home.

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Dominican Republic

From
£1,995
A very popular tourist destination, with white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Yet, many families here live in isolated, impoverished rural villages, making it difficult to get access to full-time education, employment and adequate housing. We'll be working with local projects to help alleviate poverty here and invest in brighter futures. 

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The Gambia

From
£1,940
NEW LOCATION FOR 2019! Join past MD staff Linda Lauermann and husband Daniel at House of Skills, which aims to upskill young adults and promote sustainability in The Gambia through education.

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Kenya Narok

From
£1,875
Children in Kenya face many challenges where poverty, traditional beliefs, and a lack of education often prevent lasting change. Come with us to support the work of Fountain of Life - an outreach for street children, as well as Mission With a Vision who support girls escaping FGM and early marriage.

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Malawi

From
£1,960
Near Salima and close to Lake Malawi is a small village community where children currently have an 8-mile round walk to get to school. 1 minute late and they are turned away. Come and help us build this village their own school to help ensure more children receive an education.

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Moldova

From
£1,045
Moldova is one of the most vulnerable nations in Europe and poverty levels are high - especially in rural areas. The country has struggled to change social stigma attached to disability and special needs, though it is improving. We'll be working to help provide facilities for a day care centre to support families affected by this. Popular choice for youth teams.

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Sierra Leone

From
£1,875
In 2017 Regent Village was 'put on the map' after a devastating mudslide. Since then, our teams have been helping to repair and rebuild SAIO school to ensure that children have access to full-time education in a safe, secure and uncrowded environment. Join us in this stunning location, where the scenery is as beautiful as the people.

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Uganda Kumi

From
£1,875
Kumi in Eastern Uganda will give you a taste of the ‘real Africa’. The colours are bright, the welcomes are big, the wildlife is jaw-dropping and the scenery is breath-taking. However, underneath that traditional view, the need is significant. Help us give access to education for Kumi's generation of orphans.

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Uganda Rukungiri

From
£1,875
In the rural village of Rushararazi, north of Rukungiri, crops are failing and there is a dire shortage of water. Families are in need and the local school is extremely run down. This team takes you to this stunning rural location to construct new school facilities for local children and a water tank for the community.

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MDUK

From
£275
Our UK missions are practical-based 3-day trips in London, Preston and Nottingham. We work alongside local charities carrying out practical work such as refurbishing properties, DIY, decorating and garden-makeovers.

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Zambia

From
£1,875
In and around Lusaka you'll find many compounds where communities of people live in poverty. Schools here receive no funding and are doing their best to provide education to the children in their community. Come and help us continue to help build facilities to enable the schools to provide a safe, uncrowded environment for children to receive a full-time education - the key to breaking their poverty. 

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Zimbabwe

From
£1,960
Zimbabwe can be described as a country of contrasts; a land of outstanding natural beauty and a people of faith, yet a nation in need of support. The infrastructure here hasn’t kept pace with the growing population, leaving children in overcrowded classrooms, attending school in shifts, or not going at all. Come and help us make education a possibility for children in Mutare.

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Kenya Narok

From
£1,875
Children in Kenya face many challenges where poverty, traditional beliefs, and a lack of education often prevent lasting change. Come with us to support the work of Fountain of Life - an outreach for street children, as well as Mission With a Vision who support girls escaping FGM and early marriage.

View Trip

Malawi

From
£1,960
Near Salima and close to Lake Malawi is a small village community where children currently have an 8-mile round walk to get to school. 1 minute late and they are turned away. Come and help us build this village their own school to help ensure more children receive an education.

View Trip

Sierra Leone

From
£1,875
In 2017 Regent Village was 'put on the map' after a devastating mudslide. Since then, our teams have been helping to repair and rebuild SAIO school to ensure that children have access to full-time education in a safe, secure and uncrowded environment. Join us in this stunning location, where the scenery is as beautiful as the people.

View Trip

The Gambia

From
£1,940
NEW LOCATION FOR 2019! Join past MD staff Linda Lauermann and husband Daniel at House of Skills, which aims to upskill young adults and promote sustainability in The Gambia through education.

View Trip

Uganda Kumi

From
£1,875
Kumi in Eastern Uganda will give you a taste of the ‘real Africa’. The colours are bright, the welcomes are big, the wildlife is jaw-dropping and the scenery is breath-taking. However, underneath that traditional view, the need is significant. Help us give access to education for Kumi's generation of orphans.

View Trip

Uganda Rukungiri

From
£1,875
In the rural village of Rushararazi, north of Rukungiri, crops are failing and there is a dire shortage of water. Families are in need and the local school is extremely run down. This team takes you to this stunning rural location to construct new school facilities for local children and a water tank for the community.

View Trip

Zambia

From
£1,875
In and around Lusaka you'll find many compounds where communities of people live in poverty. Schools here receive no funding and are doing their best to provide education to the children in their community. Come and help us continue to help build facilities to enable the schools to provide a safe, uncrowded environment for children to receive a full-time education - the key to breaking their poverty. 

View Trip

Zimbabwe

From
£1,960
Zimbabwe can be described as a country of contrasts; a land of outstanding natural beauty and a people of faith, yet a nation in need of support. The infrastructure here hasn’t kept pace with the growing population, leaving children in overcrowded classrooms, attending school in shifts, or not going at all. Come and help us make education a possibility for children in Mutare.

View Trip

Cambodia Phnom Penh

From
£1,855
On the edge of the contaminated Mekong River Delta there is a small pocket of land, rife with disease and poverty, which ‘houses’ thousands of families.  We’ve been supporting Cambodian Pastor Sara Sansy to build somewhere safe for these people to really call home.

View Trip

Dominican Republic

From
£1,995
A very popular tourist destination, with white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Yet, many families here live in isolated, impoverished rural villages, making it difficult to get access to full-time education, employment and adequate housing. We'll be working with local projects to help alleviate poverty here and invest in brighter futures. 

View Trip

MDUK

From
£275
Our UK missions are practical-based 3-day trips in London, Preston and Nottingham. We work alongside local charities carrying out practical work such as refurbishing properties, DIY, decorating and garden-makeovers.

View Trip

Moldova

From
£1,045
Moldova is one of the most vulnerable nations in Europe and poverty levels are high - especially in rural areas. The country has struggled to change social stigma attached to disability and special needs, though it is improving. We'll be working to help provide facilities for a day care centre to support families affected by this. Popular choice for youth teams.

View Trip

Brazil Campo Largo

From
£2,160
LAST CHANCE! In 2019, we continue our work in Campo Largo with our long-standing partner, Open Hands, building transitional homes for families living in the favelas. Help to give the gift of a home away from the slum where children can have better access to education and families can feel safe. In 2020 and 2021, our project will change to support work with mothers and children who have escaped dangerous situations.

View Trip

Brazil Rio de Janeiro

From
£2,200
In 2020 we'll continue to build facilities for Cadi in Rio de Janeiro - working with them to help prevent the favela's children from being lured into the drug-trafficking world that runs these slums. 2020 will be our final year on this project; In 2021 we will be building facilities at a children's project in a nearby favela. 

View Trip