Serving with Heart for Africa in
Heart for Africa
has service trips planned for Swaziland throughout 2017. Please check all of the dates for
service opportunity that meets your needs.
participates in a Heart for Africa service trip? Our trips
include individuals and groups of friends looking for that perfect
opportunity to give back to those in need. It is not uncommon
to find an entire family serving alongside one another on a service
trip. And of course, Heart for Africa is happy to have groups
from churches across North America serving with us in
Every church leader wants to
opportunity for international missions to their congregation.
But sometimes that can be a very time-consuming and somewhat frightening
task. Sunday is coming and there never seems to be enough
time to get all of the work done. Heart for Africa would love
to help you plan for your 2017 international missions. We have
a team of highly qualified professionals in international missions
waiting to join with you to make your dream of service in Africa a
reality. Send us an email at
Summer 2017 Trip Description
(*itineraries subject to change)
Day One -
from North America.
Day Two –
Sunday: Arrive in
Johannesburg and overnight at the City Lodge Airport
Day Three –
to Swaziland, check in, group orientation, meet your team and team
Day Four/Five –
teams go to Project Canaan for the day. They will get a
two-hour tour of
the project to include agriculture projects, irrigation, goat and
farming, ISO Building, El Roi Baby home, Kufundza Vocational Training
and the El Rofi Medical Center. Teams will get to work serving
of need based on skill set (painting, greenhouses, construction,
planting, watering). They will prepare the seedlings that will be
the rural church gardens, as well as prepare the vegetables that will be
delivered to those churches by the team on Friday. Teams will also be
with information on a Project Canaan family whom they will visit the
day. The number of family members, ages and sizes will be
that the team can prepare clothing, and food from Project
get instructions for the visit.
Day Six – Thursday: Each
team will be assigned two Project Canaan families in need. The team will
to Project Canaan and collect the supplies and food for the family
will also bring clothing for that family if available from the “second
suitcase” of donated clothing that people may have brought with
team will continue to serve that family by visiting them, praying with
listening to them, and encouraging them.
This is a
great opportunity to get to see Swazi culture up close while developing a
relationship with an individual family who is in need and who we want to
provide extra support to.
Day Seven – Friday:
Individual volunteers will have the opportunity to spend the day on a
drive (safari) and a market shopping
Day Eight –
will be the first day the team goes out to visit their rural church. The
will spend time with the pastor and/or church leaders learning more
church, the community and their needs. They will deliver the
fruit and vegetables and begin preparation for cooking and serving for
fellowship after the Sunday service. Today will also be a day of
to the surrounding community, visiting the sick and helping where we
can. There will be time to play soccer with the kids, prepare food for
Sunday, and rehearsal for any musicians who want to be a part of the
service on Sunday.
Day Nine –
will head out to their rural church to attend church service.
working on food preparation will join the women to begin cooking while
participating in the church service gets ready for worship.
members can help with children’s church with songs and
will begin at approximately 10:00 AM and will go until after
will be served to all who come after the service. It
is a day of
fellowship and encouragement. Teams will arrive back at the
their farewell dinner
Day Ten –
Individuals will check out of the hotel, stop at the Glass Factory, and
the five hour bus ride back to Johannesburg for an evening flight back
US and Canada.
Day Eleven –
Everyone arrives back home and begins to think and pray about how they
the people they got to know and love in