F A Q
.Q. How long are the mission trips?
A. Trips are 2 weeks. 10 days on the ground and travel days on each side
(Give or take a day depending on travel arrangements)
Q. How much does it cost?
A. Cost is $3,500 per person
Q. What does the $3,500 include?
A. Airfare, accommodations, breakfast and dinner provided, water, ground transportation, security, laundry
Q. What does the $3,500 NOT cover?
Airport money for food or souvenirs, shopping money, extra meals, coffees, snacks, misc.
Q. Can I bring my own snacks?
A. Yes, since we are out in the field most days, we request everyone bring their own snacks for during the day (ex. granola bars, beef jerky, dried fruit, nuts, etc)
Q. Do I need a valid passport?
A. Yes! If you don't already have a current U.S. passport, you may obtain one by picking up the forms at certain branches of the U.S. Post Office or go online to (https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html)
Passports typically take six weeks to process
Q. Do I need a VISA?
A. Yes! You must apply for a e-Visa no later than 30 days before departure (https://visas.immigration.go.ug/)
Q. Do I need a Yellow Fever Immunization?
A. Uganda requires Yellow Fever however, not mandatory
Q. Where do we stay?
A. Namirembe Guest House- (www.namirembe-guesthouse.com)
Q. Is insurance provided?
A. Yes! Through our travel agency, we provide medical insurance
Q. Is the trip refundable?
A. No, I am sorry it is not. Once the plane tickets are purchased the money is no longer available
Q. Is there an application to fill out?
A. Yes! Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Q. What type of food do you eat?
A. The food we eat at the Guest House is very safe. Ugandan food is very good. We do not eat village food and pack lunches during the day
Q. Can minors apply for the trip?
A. Technically we do not suggest anyone younger than 18 without an adult, but this can be discussed
Q. Is Bread for Life Ministries a non-profit?
A. Yes. B4L is a registered 501c3
Q. What is the weather like?
A. Normally 70's - 80’s blue sky. Possible flash rains and thunderstorms
Q. What do you wear?
A. Women: Modest clothing (Elephant pants, skirts, jeans, t-shirts, long shorts, nothing above the knee)
Q. What language do they speak?
A. English is their primary language along with native languages