Now is your chance to truly “join the journey” first hand and experience the global impact of AH Awake and our global partners with These Numbers Have Faces and Africa New Life.

By joining us in Rwanda in 2019, you’ll have a once in a lifetime experience connecting with students and entrepreneurs, learning about new cultures, use your skills to empower the next generation of leaders, and provide an experience like no other adventure. Check out the details below and sign up today to receive all the additional details on this AMAZING TRIP!

+ Who

All Aspen employees. (There will be an opportunity for significant others to also attend on a space available basis.)

+ When

JANUARY 7th – 18th, 2019

+ Proposed Itinerary

January 7th (Mon) – Depart for Rwanda (typically an afternoon flight).

January 9th (Wed) – Team Arrives in Afternoon – Rest at Hotel, Night Orientation, Dinner.

January 10th (Thurs) – Genocide Memorial, Visit University Campus/Student Apartment, Training Prep, Dinner.

January 11th (Fri) – Visit Aspen sponsored Africa New Life students including a party for all sponsored students. (with CAKE, a rare treat in Rwanda).

January 12th (Sat) – Saturday University Student Training, Kimironko Market (Traditional Africa Market), Bowling, Dinner.

January 13th (Sun) – Church (optional but a unique experience), Accelerate Training with Entrepreneurs.

January 14th (Mon) – Visit the Gihembe Refugee Camp or One of The Student’s Homes, Visit Accelerate Businesses.

January 15th (Tues) – Depart for Safari or Alternate Fun Activity If Desired.

January 16th (Wed) – Return from Fun Activity and Then Leave for the Airport in the Evening.

January 17th/18th – Arrive back home. (Typically land late evening/night).

+ Cost

Total estimated trip cost is $3,100 to $3,500.

  • $1,600 is the expedition cost. This is an “all-inclusive” cost and includes all meals, transportation, hotels, visas, etc.
  • $950 - $1,500 for flights. The flight to Rwanda is only variable cost of the trip. Past trips have averaged around $1,300.
  • Safari/Fun activity option (Safari $500 | Other cultural activity to be determined $200 to $500).
  • We will be doing fundraisers individually and as a group to help defer the costs of the trip. If cost is a concern PLEASE sign up and talk to the team about your concerns and options.**

+ Benefits

1. Interest Free Loan.

2. Trip does not count against your PTO.

3. Helping others and creating an incredibly rewarding and impactful experience.