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Join us Feb 3-Feb 11, 2023 for a Leadership Vision Trip in Ethiopia!

Elevate Your Church's Global Engagement Strategy

This is your chance to redefine your church’s global engagement approach. This trip is more than just a journey; it’s an opportunity to revolutionize the way your congregation engages with the world. Through immersive experiences and powerful connections, you’ll return with fresh insights and a renewed sense of purpose.

Trip Details

  • What: Ethiopia Leadership Vision Trip
  • When: February 3-11, 2024
  • Cost: $1,800 + airfare ($1,800 covers food, lodging, transportation, and hippo excursion!)

Witness the Power of Leadership Development

During your visit, you’ll get an insider look at the Ethiopia Leadership Development Program and engage in: 

  • Training and Orientation
  • Teaching opportunities
  • Activities with the leadership students

You’ll also get to see several community projects in realtime including: 

  • CarePoint operations and their holistic impact on the community
  • Local savings groups that empower individuals to build financial stability
  • Agricultural and animal husbandry projects
  • Income generating activities 
  • Women empowerment programs

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Ethiopian Coffee Tour: Journey Through Coffee's Birthplace

As part of your HopeChest Vision Trip to Ethiopia, you’ll have the incredible opportunity to join an Ethiopian Coffee Tour – an experience that goes beyond coffee connoisseurs and welcomes everyone into its fold. Picture yourself not just sipping coffee, but being a part of something deeply rooted in Ethiopian culture. During this tour, you’ll step into the world of traditional coffee ceremonies, where the rich scent of roasted beans intertwines with the warmth of local hospitality. It’s like taking a step back in time, witnessing how coffee has been roasted, ground, and brewed for generations. And what makes it even more special is the chance to connect with the communities that have cherished this coffee heritage for ages. 

The tour isn’t just about coffee; it’s a journey through the stunning landscapes that have nurtured these coffee beans for centuries. Imagine strolling through lush highlands and picturesque valleys, feeling the connection between the land and the cup. While you’ll undoubtedly taste a range of coffee flavors, you’ll also get to savor the stories that each cup carries – stories of the people who cultivate the coffee and the sustainable practices they uphold. So whether you’re a coffee-lover, or someone who simply loves exploring different cultures, this excursion offers a truly authentic adventure that reflects the heart of Ethiopia!

Hippos on Lake Hawassa: Witness the Beauty of God's Creation

During your trip, you will have the a chance to witness the beauty of God’s creation on Lake Hawassa. This large, picturesque lake is a popular destination for both locals and tourists, offering breathtaking views and a tranquil atmosphere. 

The lake is home to a variety of bird species, making it a haven for bird enthusiasts. You can spot pelicans, fish eagles, kingfishers, and many other avian species while exploring the lake’s shores. 

Lake Hawassa is also a habitat for another fascinating creature: hippos, Africa’s iconic giants. These massive and elusive herbivores can often be spotted lazing in the shallower parts of the lake and grazing the shores in the afternoons and evenings. This is the perfect excursion to encounter the beauty and heart of Africa!

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