Terrat, Medical Mission - Winter 2018 (February 7th to 23rd)

Tanzania

JOIN A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS FOR A UNIQUE MISSION IN THE MAASAI COMMUNITY 

The mission will last 2 weeks and the team will consist of physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, ophthalmologists, other health workers and coordinators, logisticians (non-medical workers)

Field mission cost: 2820$(does not include airfare)

Estimated International Flight Cost: $2,000 - $2,300 (+ 15% administration fee on cost of flights) 
**Please note departure dates and flight costs are subject to change based on availability.  

CACHA medical missions are non-profit and 100% self-funded. The field cost to participate in a CACHA medical mission is $2,820 which is disbursed over a variety of mission-related expenses including; accommodation, food, in-country transportation, allowances for locally engaged partners, medical and logistics equipment and supplies, communications, customs, work permits in Tanzania only, medical treatments and referrals for patients, as well as CACHA overhead and management, CACHA membership fee, and helps to support many of our CACHA projects.

All donations submitted to CACHA toward payment of mission costs and plane tickets are tax deductible.  This is in line with CACHA medical mission policy and the Canadian Revenue Agency.  All donations submitted toward a participant’s flight are tax deductible. 

The approximate total cost for a medical mission in Tanzania is $5,160 ($2820 field cost + airline ticket + 15% administration fee on actual cost of airline ticket)

Mission Lead: Emilie Bordat

To  join the Terrat, Simanjaro mission please fillout and send your Application Form and an up to date CV to CACHA's Missions Coordinator at apo@cacha.ca, as well as to the Mission Lead, Emilie Bordat at ebordat@karibu.cool      Mission application form:  http://www.cacha.ca/media/wysiwyg/PDFs/Mission_Application_Form_February_2018_1.pdf

$9,880 raised so far

About

Location: Terrat, Simanjaro District Tanzania

Partners: Simanjaro District Health Council

Beneficiaries: Over 4,500 persons per mission

Objective: To provide primary health care to the vulnerable population in remote areas of Tanzania.

For up to date travel information, please consult the Government of Canada - Travel Advice and Advisories site: http://travel.gc.ca/destinations/
 
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