Central Asia - Service Project

This past summer I got the opportunity to travel with California Baptist University on an International Service Project to Central Asia. There we connected with students and focused on building relationships through teaching English Clubs. I was able to bond with many people and fell in love with the culture and people group.

I have been given the great opportunity of returning to the same city and working with the same people group as before. This January I will depart to spend 5 months in Central Asia working with the people there. I will continue to aid in teaching English Clubs and build upon the relationships that were already started this past summer. In addition, I will be working with a non-profit organization that reaches out to women and children in crisis situations. They reach out to families primarily suffering from poverty, abuse, drug additions, or trafficking. Their goal is to teach life skills and provide job placement to get these women in a place of stability where they can provide for their children.

I am very excited to go on this journey and I know God is going to use it in mighty ways! Please be praying for me as I know I will need it. In addition to the struggles of traveling long term to a new culture, weather conditions during my time there will be extremely cold (on average -25).

Since this is a volunteer program I am responsible to raise a portion of the money. While the program sponsors over half of the cost of the trip, I still need to raise $3900. This money will be used to cover airfare, on land transportation on a day-to-day basis, housing, language tutor, food, and overseas health insurance.

I know it is the end of the year and closing in on the holidays but know even the smallest donations makes the biggest difference. Thank you for anything you are able to do!
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    • $50 (Offline)
    • 100 mos
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    • $20 (Offline)
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Jenni Anne Nickels 
Riverside, CA
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