Mexico Building TripRancho Hermosa Orphanage
Friday, May 19 – Sunday, May 21
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO SIGN UP! See sign up instructions below.
Trip Overview: Rancho Hermosa Orphanage is 3 miles inland from the coastal town of Primo Tapia, Baja, about 30 minutes from the border. Nearby towns are Puerto Nuevo and La Mision. We will stay in comfortable dorms in Primo Tapia and drive to the orphanage to work. When the Phase #1 building is complete we can accept children by the end of this year – so we are working hard! This building is a 4,600 square foot structure in need of all finishing work. We will be building simple, wood -framed kitchen cabinets and counters, painting interior walls, building pantry shelving, plus other misc. tasks.
Volunteers: We are in need of SEVERAL SKILLED WOOD WORKERS for this trip. We also need team leaders knowledgeable about construction. Other volunteers are needed for painting; experience is helpful but not required. We will pair you with a team that fits what you are capable of doing.
Depart 6:30 a.m. Friday from Southlands/ Return Sunday around 3 p.m.
Transportation: Please let us know if you can drive. We will try to limit the number of cars in our caravan.
Accommodations: We will be staying in dorms near the church in town complete with beds, WIFI, showers, and kitchen. You will need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow.
What to bring: Hat or visor, sunscreen, close-toed shoes, work clothes, non-disposable water bottle labeled with your name, towel, toiletries, sleeping bag and pillow.
Food: All meals except Friday breakfast is provided
Cost: $80.00 per person plus donate what you can for construction materials
Construction funding: Please ask friends and family if they can contribute to building materials!
Passport info: Those over 16 years old need a passport, under 16 need school ID and original birth certificate
Sign up: The trip is limited to 40 people. Please sign up by contacting Bob or Dana Mack (see below).
Please make checks payable to One Generation Alliance for $80.00 per person + any additional funds going towards the purchase of building materials. Or pay online through southlands.net by Giving to the ‘Southlands Missions Trips’. Payment due by May 10th.