Philippines Trip Information



This trip is open to any medical or dental students, licensed medical providers, along with non-medical volunteers.

Group Leaders

Dr. Stan and Barbara Grogg are leading this trip. 

Partnering with Tim Case International Ministries





  • Establish partnerships and relationships this first trip to the Philippines.
  • Fulfill requests by community leadership for specific needs of identified individuals
  • Provide competent, appropriate medical care to an extremely underserved population
  • Facilitate educational opportunities for the community
  • Partner with local physicians and department of public health to better understand the local needs in a culturally appropriate fashion
  • Welcome the local physicians and medical students to our brigade for mutual learning
  • Request and facilitate referrals provided within the local Philippine healthcare system
  • Arrange follow up for identified healthcare concerns
  • Supply much needed medications and supplies for the community healthcare team remaining at the completion of our brigade
  • 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


  • Complete the application here
  • Submit your $206 deposit here
  • Make certain your passport does not expire for 6 months after arrival
  • Make certain you have the required immunizations
  • Upload the required documents here for your team role
  • You will be sent a final invoice 70 days prior to departure.
  • Final payment due - payable by check to Power of a Nickel is due 60 days prior to departure. 



Total trip cost:  Unknown



Participants will be responsible for all travel and routine vaccinations.   More information can be found at and

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

Payment Schedule

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




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.