Brazil Project

Dates
January 23, 2019 - February 3, 2019
Location
Brazil
Participation Fee
TBD
What's Included

Overview

Join Maranatha in the beautiful country of Brazil! Volunteers in this group will be working in a suburb of the city of Sao Paulo called Franco da Rocha. The Parque Paulista church currently has 50 members and they’ve been adding to their numbers! But they currently meet in a small storefront and they can’t continue to grow because of the lack of space. The members have been focused on building a new church and have been saving money. They recently purchased property about two blocks from their rented location and will be a great location for this thriving congregation.

Volunteers on this project will be building a new church for the Parque Paulista church and depending on the number of volunteers register, may also reach out into the surrounding community through outreach projects and children’s ministry programs.

Scope

Church Construction

Leaders
Judy Shull,
Co-Project Coordinator
David Shull,
Co-Project Coordinator and Construction Superintendent
Itinerary
Wednesday, January 23
Arrival in Brazil
Sunday, February 3
Departure from Brazil
ARRIVALVolunteers will arrive in Sao Paulo Brazil (airport code GRU) on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Exact arrival window still TBD.Please wait for confirmation from Maranatha before purchasing your airfare to ensure there is still space on the project.
DEPARTUREVolunteers will depart from Sao Paulo (GRU) on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Exact arrival window still TBD.
Travel Information

Volunteers will purchase their own plane tickets and from Brazil. The dates posted are the arrival and departure dates from the project, but due to travel time, you may need to leave a day or two before the arrival date. Maranatha representatives will meet volunteers upon arrival. Please wait for confirmation before purchasing your airfare to ensure that there is enough space on the project. Until registration is open, the exact details of this project still could change. More information including arrival and departure airports and time windows will be available in an information packet once registration is available. Booking outside these windows could result in additional fees and missed portions of the project.

Travel Resources

CI Azumano Travel:
800-454-4099 or by email with Erle or Azumano Team at corporatetravel@ciazumano.com

Butler Travel:
503-879-5005 or by email with Nathanael at nathan@butlertravel.com

Kayak:
www.kayak.com

When contacting the Azumano or Butler travel agencies, make sure you mention Maranatha for discounted booking fees.

Excursions
Excursion TBD

This project will most likely include an optional excursion at the end of the project for an additional fee. More information will be available shortly.

Brazil Facts & Figures

CAPITAL

Brasilia

POPULATION

201,009,622

LANGUAGE

Portuguese

CLIMATE

Tropical. Mid 80’s and humid in January

RELIGION

74% Roman Catholic, 15% Protestant

CURRENCY

Brazilian Real

Entry Requirements
  • All passports must be valid for at least six months from the dates of intended return.
  • Tourist visa
Medical Requirements & Precautions
Contact Us Want to speak with someone at Maranatha directly? Please call our office at 916.774.7700 to speak with a volunteer specialist. Alternatively, you can send us an email.

 

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