1. Join a Trip information completed for Vietnam on the Power of a Nickel website
  2. Deposit of $206 made to Power of a Nickel through appropriate Deposit/Final Payment page and confirmed received.
  3. Air flights booked - flight itinerary sent to barbara@powerofanickel.org
  4. Proof of evacuation insurance to barbara@powerofanickel.org
  5. Send "selfie" or other picture to barbara@powerofanickel.org
  6. Send credentialing information to barbara@powerofanickel.org


  1. ONE PAGE abbreviated CV
  2. Copy of medical/dental school diploma
  3. Copy of state license showing expiration date

Medical/Dental students/Nurse Practitioners/NP's

  2. Final payment due 60 days prior to departure along with ALL documents. Send check to Power of a Nickel  4520 S Birmingham Place Tulsa, OK 74105 or pay online.  (Online payments are charged a fee by PayPal to Power of a Nickel.  This fee decreases the funds available  for medicines and supplies that must be purchased)


  1. Yellow Fever - if you have had one yf vaccine and you have the documentation - it is good for life.  Uganda has agreed with the WHO recommendations.  Yeah!
  2. Malaria prophylaxis

 You will get your Uganda visa at the airport in Entebbe after first completing the online application.  Information regarding the exact website to do this will be given to team members as the time for departure nears.