Nicaragua Trip Information

BECAUSE OF CONTINUED CIVIL UNREST AND THE SAFETY OF OUR TEAMS, NO DATES ARE SCHEDULED IN 2019.  

Tentative dates to return are May 23-30, 2020. Hopefully our hotel will be re-opened and restaurants will again be available, and for those having gone with us before - KissMe ice cream shop can top off the day.  


Goals

  • Fulfill requests by community leadership for specific needs of identified individuals
  • Facilitate educational opportunities for the community
  • Supply much needed medications and supplies 
  • Offer a safe learning environment for medical students and residents, other healthcare personnel, and ancillary team members
  • Provide intensive training for students in the art of medicine, with technology limited by the local standards
  • Facilitate opportunities to experience different cultures and global health issues


Checklist

  • Complete the application here
  • Submit your $206 deposit here
  • Make certain your passport does not expire for 6 months after your arrival
  • Make certain you have the recommended immunizations 
  • Upload the required documents here for your team role
  • Final payment due  - payable by check to Power of a Nickel
  • If you use PayPal other than for the initial deposit, you must add 3% to your total
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About


Costs

Total trip cost: Undetermined at this time

This DOES NOT INCLUDE airfare to Managua.

Requirements

Participants will be responsible for all travel and routine vaccinations.  More information can be found at www.cdc.gov and www.headinghomehealthy.org.

  • Evacuation insurance is required.
  • Trip cancellation insurance is suggested.

Payment Schedule

A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT OF $206 is required to hold your space. 

Final payment payable by check to Power of a Nickel 4520 S Birmingham Place Tulsa, OK 74105.

If you opt to use PayPal for payments other than the deposit, add 3% to your total cost.

Cancellation Policy 

$206 deposit is non-refundable. You may transfer this to another person if you find you are unable to participate, but you will need to make any financial arrangements with that person.

  • Final payment for the trip is due 60 days prior to trip start date.
  • 59-30 days prior to departure, 50% refund
  • 29-0 days prior to departure, no refund

Trip cancellation insurance (different from evacuation insurance) is strongly encouraged to avoid forfeiting funds if you must cancel for any reason.