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2018 IWC Panama, Valle

Project #: 6122
Location: Panama
Dates: June 8, 2018 to June 15, 2018
Length: Short Term - 8 Days
Team Members: 40 student(s) needed
Minimum Education: Not listed
Cost: $880.00 + airfare
Job Description:
Students will be engaged in evangelistic projects in the community of El Valle. They will be working alongside local members of the church in various projects.

Cultural Information:
El Valle is a mountain community located about two hours outside of Panama City. The area could be very humid and hot as the projects will also be taking place during the rainy season. Personal appearance and hygiene would be very similar to that of the United States. Children will wear shorts in times of recreation and uniforms at school. Dress among adults is professional. Greetings and good byes are extremely important within the culture as well are eye contact and body language.

Geographic Information:
Rural

Health Considerations:
Students attending the trip should be prepared to walk 2-5 miles per day. Also need to be able to be on their feet for the majority of the day. It would be helpful if they could participate in activities like soccer.