Columbus
Global Village
Team

Botswana 2010

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Trip Overview

Young Batswana
Boy in a village outside of Mahalapye
Mahalapye, Botswana
Photo courtesy of Erika Heider

Pictures & Reports

See pictures on Flickr for the Mahalapye Team, the Molepolole Team, and the Safari. Jump to the Pictures & reports page to read about meeting with the chiefs and about Moiponi & Shale.

Participants

Here is the roster of our team.

Background

Here are some of our original Trip Details and About Botswana links

Goals Accomplished

  1. Cultural exchange
  2. Educate, activate, & advocate for the HFHI mission
  3. Team cohesiveness
  4. Build houses
  5. Spiritual & personal growth

Trip Extension

Several team members participated in an optional Okavango Delta Safari after completion of the Habitat mission.

Trip Dates

Molepolole Team: July 23 through August 7
Mahalapye Team: August 13 through August 28.
See details on the daily itinerary.

Price

Total was about $1,850 to $2,320 plus airfare including donations, lodging, meals, immunizations, passports, R&R, etc. See tax deductibility and cancellation info