Short-term missions partners will provide training and encouragement to Gospelink pastors and their wives. They will visit the capital and four areas in the Southern highlands, as well as the island of Zanzibar. Other ministries may include Jesus film presentations, open-air crusades, school evangelism, youth conferences, and hut-to-hut evangelism.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost?
Once in Tanzania, you will receive transportation to and from the airport, transportation to and from sites, three meals a day, purified drinking water, and sleeping accommodations.
What is NOT included in the cost?
Airfare, visa, passport, vaccinations, spending money, gifts, and personal insurance.
What language do they speak in Tanzania?
English serves as one of the working languages throughout the country, along with Bantu Swahili. Local tribal languages are spoken amongst the different people groups throughout Tanzania.
Is Tanzania safe?
Gospelink holds safety as a top priority. Gospelink staff are trained and equipped to provide a safe and incident-free mission experience. Gospelink staff will be with your team for the entire trip and will have access to transportation, cell phones, hospitals, and first aid kits at all times.
What about bugs, snakes, and other poisonous creatures?
Tanzania has its share of these, as does most countries in sub-Sahara Africa. However, the chance of seeing anything dangerous is slim. In the event that one of these creatures is encountered, our staff is well prepared and equipped to handle such a situation.
How do I get from the airport to the ministry location?
Gospelink staff will be waiting for you at the airport when you arrive in Tanzania. We will then provide transportation from the airport to the ministry location and back again at the end of the trip.
What airport do I fly into?
You will fly into Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) in Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania.
Can I eat the food and drink the water?
All food and drink provided by Gospelink during trips is safe for consumption. Purified drinking water will be provided for the teams.
Will there be an opportunity to buy souvenirs?
There will be opportunity to shop for souvenirs either on the day of your arrival or departure.
What kind of food will we be eating?
While serving in Tanzania, a variety of meals will be offered, from local cuisine to American food. A typical meal in Tanzania consists of chicken, rice, and beans.
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