Country File: COSTA RICA

Costa Rica has long been heralded as the adventure tourism capital of the world.  With their internationally renowned biodiversity and extensive environmental protection policies, it is no wonder their national slogan is “Pura Vida” – the pure life.  Within this breath-taking nation is also a beautiful people group in need of Jesus. With over 75% of the population identifying with Catholicism this nation is in need of a relationship with the Savior.  Our contact has a vision to reach the impoverished and the hurting in the most remote areas of Costa Rica.  Join us in the “Rich Coast” of Costa Rica.

Village Evangelism: Teams will get the opportunity to travel to remote communities to minister to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. One particular community with be the banana plantations of Costa Rica where immigrants from Nicaragua come to find work. This community is in need of Good News of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

 
City and Market Outreach: Teams will also get the opportunity to pour into the city streets of Costa Rica by leading different outreaches to the different demographics of people within the communities. Team will get to do street evangelism, mini-services, VBS and other forms of ministry within the urban portions of Costa Rica.

 
Discipleship and Church Services: Teams will get the opportunity to pour into the local church through the avenue of bible studies, services, worship and so much more.

 
Children's Ministry: Everywhere in the world we find children ministry. In Costa Rica, we work side-by-side with our contacts in reaching the kids of the next generation.

Airfare and In-country Transportation
At Global Infusion, we are committed to taking care of as many logistical details as possible, so you, the short-term missionary, can focus on your INFUSION ADVENTURE. We coordinate all the airline travel booking as it is included in the trip cost. We also are responsible for the organization of all in-country transportation. The cost of your flight is included in the total trip cost.
Passports & Visas
A valid passport is required for Costa Rica and no visa is required for American Citizens. If you do not have a valid passport, please click here to obtain one.
Immunizations
A recent tetanus and Hepatitis A are both recommended.
(GI staff will help you with acquiring any necessary vaccination or medication information required for foreign travel.) Vaccination and immunization costs are not included in your total trip cost as you will have to obtain these at a medical facility where you live. If you have any questions or concerns about your immunizations, please contact your family physician before they are administered.

Team Trip
The team will be staying in the local church or in a local hotel (depending on the size of the team).Food will be prepared by sanctioned cooks and purified water is readily available.

While in Costa Rica, team members will get to experience some amazing landscapes like breathtaking waterfalls. There are opportunities to go shopping in local markets as well.

All other information, including what to pack, weather conditions, country history, fundraising techniques, health recommendations, and cross-cultural travel tips are all included in the INFUSION ADVENTURES manual you will receive once your application and deposit has been turned in to Global Infusion.

$1,800 per person

(airfare included, 1-week trip)

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