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July 30 - Aug. 2, 2021

Hope partners with the organization called Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in their home-building projects, designed to work with local families who have taken the initial step of purchasing land but need assistance in building a structure that is adequate for their family.

The team will work alongside the family receiving a home, as well as YWAM staff, to start and complete the construction of an entire 16’ x 20’ house in two days. Once completed, the home is dedicated in prayer and is revealed to the family as they receive a Bible and the keys to their new home. The team will work hard during this time and have extensive interaction with local families and culture. Prior construction experience is not necessary.

Trip Dates: July 30 - Aug. 2, 2021
Estimated Trip Cost: $1,250* (not final trip cost due to airline price fluctuations and other factors)
Trips open to: Those 18 and older may apply. Looking to bring your minor aged child? Contact for more info.
Status: Cancelled

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Note: For the health and safety of all, all proposed mission trips are tentative. Participants will be notified of any cancellations due to COVID-19.

Questions? Contact Global Missions Coordinator or 515-222-1520.


How do we get there?
Trip participants will depart from Des Moines and fly into San Diego, California. Upon arrival, the team will be met by YWAM staff and will travel across the border to the San Antonio Del Mar Campus of Youth with A Mission, located between Tijuana and Ensenada, Mexico.

Where do we stay?
The teams will stay in the safe and secure YWAM housing on their beautiful campus located near Tijuana, Mexico.

What does the cost include?
The total cost covers airfare, food and lodging. Passport, vaccination costs, food while travelling and souvenirs are additional.

What travel documents are needed?
A current U.S. passport is required. Click here for more information on acquiring a passport.

What immunizations do I need?
Currently, there are no required vaccinations for travel into Mexico. Please consult your physician on recommended vaccinations, or for more information click here.

When are payments due?
A $300 non-refundable deposit is due upon registration. Please note that two months before departure, at least 50 percent of the trip total must be paid. One month prior to departure, trip must be paid in full.