Awareness Trips to El Salvador

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

On your trip to El Salvador, 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 Salvadoran people.

$650

This covers food, lodging and most in-country transportation.
Airfare is not included.

What you’ll do

Day 1
Arrival in San Salvador, the capital city of Central America’s smallest country. Local Unbound staff will welcome you at the airport and take you to our office in Santa Ana, where you will be lodging.
Days 2-5
Meet local children, teenagers and elders. Learn of their hopes, dreams, and the challenges they face. Visit the homes of Unbound’s sponsored members and see what it is like to live in this region of El Salvador. Meet some of our sponsored members’ mothers and get to know what they are doing with your support to create their own path out of poverty. Dance and enjoy a work out class with some of the elders in the program.
Day 6
Spend the day with your sponsored friends at a local park and enjoy sliding down water slides and playing games with them.
Day 7
Visit San Salvador, including the chapel where Monsignor Romero was martyred and learn about El Salvador's history. After, go to a beach hotel for your last night in El Salvador.
Day 8
Return home.
Please note that this is a sample itinerary. A detailed schedule and additional information will be sent one to two weeks prior to departure in the pre-departure packet. Unbound will make every effort to offer the opportunity to attend Mass on Sundays.
What you'll do in El Salvador

What we provide:

  • In-country ground transportation
  • Lodging and meals/bottled water
  • Interpreters
  • The opportunity to meet your sponsored friend
  • Transportation costs for your sponsored friend, chaperone and local staff
  • Planned group activities
  • Memories that will last a lifetime

Select a trip date

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.

  • Feb. 16-23, 2019 Registration Open

    Download the El Salvador 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.

  • Sept. 21-28, 2019 Registration Open

    Download the El Salvador 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.

  • Nov. 2-9, 2019 (includes hands-on activities*) Registration Open

    Download the El Salvador 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.

 

* The November 2-9, 2019 trip will have a unique itinerary. See the registration packet for details!

Complete & submit packet in one of these ways:

Print, fill out and mail forms to:
Unbound
Attn: Trip Coordinator
1 Elmwood Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66103-9816

Print, fill out, scan and email forms to [email protected].

Complete electronically and email forms to [email protected].

To fill out electronically, open the PDF in Adobe Reader 8.0 or newer and save forms once completed. NOTE: Filling out forms in a web browser will NOT save your changes.

Be sure to include your non-refundable deposit of $100 per person.
If emailing, a trip coordinator will contact you for payment.

Sponsor a child for $36 a month

FAQ

Learn more about our trips:
Frequently asked questions

Pay your child sponsorship amount online

Earn a free trip

Learn about the
Global Points program

Send your sponsored child a photo or eLetter

Contact us

Trip Coordinator
800.875.6564
913.384.6500

[email protected]