FAQs

What happens after I register?

Step 1: Registration

Step 2: Payment Plan set up

Step 3: Join Whatsapp group with your new trip mates!

Step 4: Continued contact with us for assistance with flights/visas etc.

Step 5: Board Plane.

Step 6: Land in the Motherland.

 

How does the payment plan work?

Once you register, we will set you up with the payment plan of your choice. If you choose the accelerated plan and do not make your payment within 30 days, you will be charged a late fee. If you do not pay within 60 days, you will automatically be enrolled in the standard payment plan.

What is my registration fee for?

The registration fee holds your spot on the trip and is applied to the total cost of your program fee.

Are flights included?

No.

Where will I be staying?

Accommodations vary as you will be traveling throughout the country. You may stay at a hotel or bed and breakfast. All locations are secure.

Do I have to be a teacher?

No. We encourage everyone to come!

How is my being money used?

For each country the allocations are different. However, in general, after covering the costs associated with your travel, the remaining funds are used to support country specific efforts

How much of my time will be spent volunteering?

In general, you will spend about 2-3 half-days volunteering, depending upon location.

Is my money refundable?

Your downpayment is non-refundable. However subsequent payments may be refundable. See your invoice for details

Start A Crew

How do I start a crew?

In order to start a crew, use the #startacrew registration link, and submit the emails of 2 friends who will register within 7 days.

What happens if my friends don’t register?

We will give you the option of moving to another date.

What if I want to add more friends to my crew later?

Within 48 hours of starting a crew, your dates will be available under “Join a Crew” for anyone to register. Just tell them to head to the website and sign up!

Will other people join my crew that I don’t know?

It is possible, but not gauranteed. If you would like to limit your group to just your friends, please contact us.

Can I start a crew in any location?

Currently, #startacrew is only available in Kenya and Morocco