Philippines PHI 19-01 Open
January 1, 2019 - January 23, 2019
Location: Several: Bohol Island, Palawan Island, Sarangani Province, Agusan Sur, Agusan Norte
Dates: January 1 – 23, 2019 (volunteers can join the outreach at various points; recommended stay on the ground is a minimum of 10 days)
Local Partner: Several local churches
Trip Leader: Dr. Kristina Kenney
Vet Work: Provide training on creating and managing small back yard gardens and basic animal management and nutrition (goats, chickens, rabbits). Help the people prepare the land for the goats they will be receiving through this program. Topics to be taught include managing a one-hour a day garden, land preparation, composting, vermiculture, goat husbandry, chicken husbandry, and possibly rabbit husbandry.
Ministry Work: Christ-centered outreach to villagers through veterinary work and relationship building
Cost: $1910 approximate trip cost for full trip, $1380 for 12 day trip – not including airfare to and from Philippines.
Minimum Group Size: 2 vets/2 techs (LA or SA with interest in goats)
Maximum Group Size: Up to 5 DVM/Techs total