Awareness Trips to Kenya and Madagascar

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

On your trip to Kenya and Madagascar, 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 Kenyan and Malagasy people.


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

What you’ll do

Day 1
Depart your home airport to travel to Nairobi, Kenya.
Day 2
Local Unbound staff will welcome you at the airport.
Day 3-4
Meet your Kenyan sponsored friends and spend a day and a half together. Visit a local tourist park together.
Day 5
Visit families that live in and near Nairobi. Witness the innovations of families and youth in the Unbound pogram. Meet empowered mothers collaborating in groups.
Day 6
Enjoy a morning safari at a Kenyan national park or conservation area. Visit points of interest such as a baby elephant conservancy, a giraffe center and shopping at the Kazuri beads factory.
Day 7
Travel by air to Antananarivo, Madagascar.
Day 8
Enjoy a scenic drive to Antsirabe, Madagascar for the welcome activity.
Days 9-11
Meet your Antsirabe sponsored friends and family. Enjoy activities and visits with elders and families in the program. See the flora, fauna and natural beauty of this island-nation.
Day 12
Return to Antananarivo and begin return trip home.
Day 13
Arrive 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 Kenya and Uganda

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.
Registration for this trip is open only to Kenya and Madagascar sponsors through the end of 2018. January 1, 2019 registration will open to the general public.

If you still wish to apply after this date, contact a trip coordinator regarding availability.

  • Sept. 15-27, 2019 Waiting list only

    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 Kenya and Madagascar 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: Unbound will also host a trip to Kenya in February 2019. That trip will be hosted by the Kisumu and Nairobi programs. Sponsors will have the opportunity to meet their sponsored friend from any Kenyan project on either trip.

Complete & submit packet in one of these ways:

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]

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


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

[email protected]