Puerto Rico January 2019
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!!
My Little Patient is currently accepting applications for our upcoming trip to Puerto Rico. As many know Puerto Rico was recently devastated by Hurricane Irma and Maria. Currently, there are still many individuals that have major damage to their homes. We will be assisting in the construction of homes that belong to disabled individuals and those with medical conditions that are unable to return to their homes due to the damage they sustained. You will have the chance to help families that are in desperate need of home repairs.
If you apply now and are accepted, the current trip cost including international airfare will be $1,800.00. We currently have 4 spots left at the special price. If you apply after the special has concluded, the trip cost with International Airfare out of a port that My Little Patient negotiates on your behalf will be $2,800.00.
January 5th of 2019 the team will fly into San Juan on the Northern Part of the Island where they will have a meet and greet dinner to get to know those they will be working with and to better understand on-the-ground team operations.
Jan 6th 2019 the team will depart to Ceiba, Puerto Rico which is located on the Eastern shore of the island where we will take a ferry to the island of Vieques. The team will work in Vieques until Jan 12th where they will then depart to Ceiba, Puerto Rico to be transported back to Old San Juan.
While in Vieques the team will have the chance to experience Mosquito Bay, which is know world wide for is marvelous Bioluminecent Water tours. They will have the chance to participate in a 1 hour and 45 minute excursion in clear kayaks for a nighttime tour of the bay.
January 12th the team will have the opportunity to unwind and debrief regarding the previous weeks activities in Vieques.
January 13th the team will be part of an all day surprise outing.
January 14th the team will depart back to the mainland.
We are seeking people skilled in various areas of construction to assist our team. Please submit an application to be considered.
Trip Date: January 5-14, 2019
Trip cost: $1800.00 (at the Early Bird Special price)
Dates Costs & Arrangements
Dates are not guaranteed until full payment has been received by the team and airfare is purchased. Cost is all-inclusive: includes airfare from a major U.S. airport where the team will meet, all ground expenses, licenses and visas. Please ensure that your schedule allows at least one day of travel on either end for changes. My Little Patient (MLP) will make all arrangements for your stay including transportation, visas, translators, clinic set up, your entire in country stay and more. Your donation will allow MLP to provide you with: roundtrip airfare, ground transportation, lodging, meals, supplies, medical registrations and licenses, tipping and other miscellaneous expenses. The deposit for your trip must be received with your application for processing.
Applications are provided on a trip-by-trip basis by request only, as there is limited space available on each trip. You may contact us at MyLittlePatient@gmail.com to obtain an application. Once your application has been reviewed you will be invited to participate in an interview process. If you are accepted to go, you will then have the opportunity to learn more about the trip before making your final decision as to whether you will participate. All participants will be given a thorough Briefing Packet of materials and information on the country and the itinerary, as well as necessary information about vaccinations and CDC recommendations for travel. Once the applicants have been selected, the team will be invited to participate in weekly conference calls that will address the goals of the trip. Space is limited and on a first-come basis.