2020 Kenya Business Startup Training

Opportunity Overview

 

About the Journey

Through our partnership with 410 Bridge, this global(x) journey will head to Kenya. From snow-capped mountain peaks to extensive forests to wide-open plains, it’s a geographically diverse country situated on the equator in Eastern Africa. 
 
We’re looking for an insightful team that wants to connect and mentor newly graduated young adults who are running their own small businesses. We need business minded individuals who are willing to observe a graduate in action, ask questions, and exchange ideas for successful business ventures.
 
From Atlanta, the team will fly to Nairobi. Upon a late-in-the-day arrival, they’ll take a short ride and stay outside of the city for the first night. In the morning they’ll head to Ndibai, the community they’ll be serving and their “home base” for the remainder of the week.  Depending on the size of the team, they may work in other nearby communities as well.
 
The goal of this visit and the team’s mission is to guide these young business owners as they work to build and sustain a successful business. The global(x) team members will spend a “day-in-the-life” with these entrepreneurs and have the opportunity to offer insight, feedback and real world examples. The trip also allows time to visit with and build relationships with local community members and families. The team will attend a Sunday church service together and, to wrap up the week, head out on an exciting safari! 
 
If you have a heart for service and would like to use your expertise to help those who are venturing out into the business world, this may be the perfect opportunity. Apply today!

A visa is REQUIRED for entry to Kenya, and is the responsibility of the team member. 


New for 2020!

You're busy enough so we're taking some things off your to-do list! We've reduced the number of forms you need to complete by adding a few questions to the global(x) application. We'll also collect your credit card information during the application process so that we can automatically credit your deposit to your account once you're placed on a team. And, we no longer need a paper copy of your passport. Just upload it in your application or to your ServiceReef profile and you're done!
 

About global(x)

global(x) is a part of North Point Ministries. global(x) provides meaningful journeys for teams to serve at-risk people in communities around the world. We want to help you combine your faith and your service to help make life better for those in need.
 

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Cost: $3,500.00 due 3/13/2020

Application Fee: $150.00

Milestone Amount Due Date
Deposit (listed as "Application Fee") - Credit card will not be charged until placed on a team $150.00
30% - 12 weeks prior to departure $1,050.00 1/3/2020
50% Due - at time of ticketing $1,750.00 1/19/2020
80% - 5 weeks prior to departure $2,800.00 2/21/2020
100% - 2 weeks prior to departure $3,500.00 3/13/2020
Name Description Location Date Required?
First Meeting Team introduction and kick-off Buckhead Church, SP room 107 Dec 8 2019 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST Yes
Second Meeting 410 Bridge Introduction Buckhead Church, SP room 107 Jan 12 2020 3:00 PM - Jan 5 2020 4:30 PM EST Yes
Third Meeting Culture Review Buckhead Church, SP room 107 Feb 2 2020 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST Yes
Retreat Team Building TBD - Hike or Sojourn Feb 22 2020 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST Yes
Cookout BBQ before we head out Doug's House Mar 15 2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EDT Yes
Form Description Due Date Required?
Visa A visa is REQUIRED document for entry into Kenya. Any visas that must be obtained prior to traveling are the responsibility of the team member. You should be able to show proof of the visa to your team leader prior to travel. This will be discussed in team meetings. Required
  1. Application.
  2. All adults must submit to a background check.
  3. Valid Passport - Expiration date must be 6 months after trip return date.
  4. All team members must agree to the terms of our Releases, which are a part of the trip application. Adults will also review the Code of Conduct which will be sent electronically to be signed.
  5. A visa is required for entry to Kenya. Instructions and necessary documentation will be provided for the online application process.
  1. Must be at least 18 years old.

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Anne Baker
(678) 892-5875

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