In Kampala, Uganda Freedom Heroes provides care, education and support to over 100 children and young people who are living on the streets. Some of these children are living in our home for boys, where they are loved and cared for.
Some are called to go and some are called to send them. If you don't feel called to go abroad on a trip, we invite you to partner prayerfully and financially with us to send people.
For these trips we ask for the participants to be at least 16 years old. Anyone under the age of 18 must have parental consent to participate on a trip.
No, you do not have to be an owner of NewSpring to apply. We do give preference to owners who volunteer at NewSpring Church. You can learn more about Ownership and Serving here.
The trip is 10 days, including travel.
The cost of the trip is $3,500. A $150 deposit is due immediately once accepted for the trip and is non-refundable. The cost includes airfare, hotel, meals, and transportation while in Uganda. You will be responsible for your meals and snacks in the airports and for any souvenirs you would like to purchase. Additional cost may include an up-to-date passport, any shots you choose to get, and $100 for a visa upon arrival in Uganda.
Yes. Traveling outside the United States requires an up-to-date passport. Passports cost approximately $175.
No. Please fill out the application again. You will receive a confirmation email once your application is submitted.
If you are not selected your application goes onto a waiting list. If another trip leader is still looking for people for their team, then they may contact you to see if you are interested.