FAO Travel

African Elephant

African Elephant

Travel with Expanding Opportunities FAO (Friends Across the Ocean) and get a full immersion experience into Africa. Share your skills and time with those served by our projects and gain personal reward while doing so. Some things you might enjoy:

  • Experience Sustainable Travel
  • Engage in Communities
  • Visit the JWHS and meet the children who benefit from our generous donors
  • Go on an African Safari
  • Meet and Watch Artisans at work
  • Tour a Coffee or Tea Farm
  • Visit the Beaches of Mombasa

FAO Travel Opportunities

A COBB WORKSHOP: MUD SERVICE JOURNEY TO KENYA  Serve and learn with Kate Ellen and Expanding Opportunities. This is a service journey to build a new chicken coop for JWHS  a children’s home and enjoy an African safari.  This journey has a variety of configurations from a full pre planned journey to simply attending the workshop.

A TRAVEL CIRCLE: Gain an overview of Kenya, perform a service at our home school, go on a Safari then decide if you would like to tour a tea plantation or visit a school where you may choose to teach a class or observe.

SERVICE JOURNEY HOME TOUR:  Travel to Expanding Opportunities’ JWHS Children’s Home in Kenya for a service project, enjoy home-cooked Kenyan food, and be immersed in Kenyan culture.

ON THE BEACH: This is a special journey to the BEACH!! This journey can be a total “on the beach” holiday or involve your selection of tourist activities.

SCHOOLS TOUR: Visit JWHS home school, a private preschool, a primary school, and a secondary school to gain first-hand experience of education in Kenya.

General Information

Minimum – 2 Travelers / Maximum – 6 Travelers

Base Cost provides the following in Kenya:

  • Airport Pickup and Drop off
  • Accomodations
  • Land travel
  • Food
  • Water
  • Driver
  • Guide

Base Cost does not include the following:

  • Airfare ($Est. $800-$1400 per ticket)
  • Any medical care/shots prior to travel (Est. $150)
  • Any medical care while traveling (Est. $150)
  • Passport (Est. $135)
  • Visa (Est. $50)
  • Personal spending money
  • Additional services requested by traveler