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Here are details for the trip this Summer.

Dates: Wednesday, July 15 through Monday, July 28
Travel schedule (dates are set; flight times subject to change):

Wednesday, July 15 – American Airlines 50 – DFW to London
Heathrow (LHR) – depart at 3:50 p.m., arrive Thursday,
July 16 at 6:55 a.m.
Thursday, July 16 – Kenya Airways 101 – LHR to Nairobi,
Kenya (NBO) – depart at 6:25 p.m., arrive Friday, July 17 at 5:00 a.m.
Friday, July 17 – Kenya Airways 586 – NBO to Ndola, Zambia (NLA)
– depart at 12:40 p.m., arrive at 3:35 p.m.

Sunday, July 26 – Kenya Airways 586 – NLA to NBO
- depart at 4:15 p.m., arrive at 7:55 p.m.
Sunday, July 26 – Kenya Airways 112 – NBO to Paris (CDG) - depart at 11:50 p.m., arrive Monday, July 27 at 7:30 a.m.
Monday, July 27 – American Airlines 49 – CDG to DFW – depart at 11:25 a.m., arrive at 3:00 p.m.

Cost: $2,700 – includes airfare, lodging in Garneton, Zambia, and meals in Zambia; does not include sightseeing trips in London, souvenirs, or meals at airports.

Agenda for trip (subject to change, as This is Africa or otherwise known as TIA):

• Friday, July 17 – travel from Ndola airport to Garneton; set up rooms at Franciscan Friars; meals TBD
• Saturday, July 18 – set up clinic at Lifesong School for Orphans; training for clinic (triage, procedures for treating patients, plans for security and crowd control, etc.); meals TBD
• Sunday, July 19 – attend church at Faith Baptist Church in Garneton; shop at market in Kitwe; finishing set up of clinic, training, etc. (if needed); meals TBD
• Monday, July 20 – treat patients at clinic; meals TBD
• Tuesday, July 21 – treat patients at clinic; meals in small groups at homes in compound (TBD)
• Wednesday, July 22 – chill day; possibilities of spending time in compound, playing football (soccer) with students, etc.; follow-up treatment for select patients seen on Monday and Tuesday; meals TBC
• Thursday, July 23 – treat patients at clinic; meals TBD
• Friday, July 24 – treat patients at clinic; meals TBD
• Saturday, July 25 – chill day; possibility of going to swimming hole at Lifesong Farm, visit Mission Regan clinic site, etc.; follow-up treatment for select patients seen this week; meals TBD
• Sunday, July 26 – travel home

Sites of interest in Zambia for our trip – copy/paste coordinates in Google Maps to see where we will be:

Lifesong School for Orphans: -12.732895, 28.180298
Friar’s Dorm: -12.739418, 28.176475
Faith Baptist Church: -12.725640, 28.176718
Mission Regan Clinic Site: -12.722930, 28.176115
Garneton Compound: -12.722930, 28.176115