On your trip to Mérida, Mexico, you will be welcomed by the local staff who will be your hosts for the week. You will visit the homes and communities of sponsored friends and learn about their joys and challenges while experiencing the beauty of the Mexican people.
This covers food, lodging and most in-country transportation.
Airfare is not included.
Click on the dates you’d like to travel and download the registration packet to get started.
Space is limited! We recommend applying as soon as possible. Registration will close one month prior to departure.
If you still wish to apply after this date, contact a trip coordinator regarding availability.
To join the waiting list, download the registration packet. Each traveler should submit the completed application and travel agreement. Please do not send the $100 deposit payment.
Download the Mérida 2019 trip information and everything you need to register.
If you are traveling with a minor (age 6-17), download the registration packet for minors.
Note: Please contact a trip coordinator if you are interested in meeting your sponsored friend who is served by a Mérida subproject that starts with the letter “G”. Those subprojects are very distant from Mérida. These visits will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Print, fill out and mail forms to:
Attn: Trip Coordinator
1 Elmwood Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66103-9816
Print, fill out, scan and email forms to [email protected]
I felt humbled by the generosity and pure joy of the people in the villages we visited. I am humbled by their stamina, steadfastness and faith.” – Patsy from Iowa