Zambia Refugee Trip

Date: November 30 – December 8 2019
Partner: International Medical Relief
Program Cost & Application Fee: $3,400
Estimated Economy Airfare: $2,000

About International Medical Relief: International Medical Relief (IMR) is a leader in global health and development, working in 57 countries around the world. IMR offers short-term assignments for volunteer medical and dental professionals, as well as students and non-medical volunteers.

About the mission: Zambia welcomes refugees, primarily from the Congo, who often remain in these settlements for many years, but don’t have access to needed services. You will see acute and chronic diseases. Dental care, eye care, and health education will be vitally needed for this population. There will be an extremely high patient load with diverse people. Make a difference by providing care, education, and empowering local communities.

About the country: Zambia is a landlocked country, about the size of Texas in Southern Africa. After is gained its independence from England, it became of democratic republic. The economy revolves around copper, and more recently, tourism, as is hosts many natural wonders like Victoria Falls. Due to its location and stability in the region, it attracts many refugees from neighboring countries.

If you are interested in more information or are thinking about applying for this trip, please contact the Making a Difference Foundation staff through the button below or call us at 866.608.1322.

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