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Awareness Trips to Nicaragua

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

On your trip to Nicaragua, 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 Nicaraguan people.


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

What you’ll do

Day 1
Local Unbound staff will welcome you at the airport in Managua.
Days 2-4
Meet your sponsored friends and visit both rural and urban communities. Some of the families will invite you into their homes to introduce you to life in their community. By visiting the homes of the sponsored families, you'll not only see their house, but also learn about their hopes, dreams and what they need to do to make those dreams into a better future for the next generation.
Day 5
Enjoy the day with your sponsored friends. Visit a recreation center and enjoy lunch with sponsored members.
Day 6
A group of Unbound mothers is waiting to welcome you to their community! The mothers will share about the sponsorship program and about their lives.
Day 7
Enjoy lunch with some sponsored members in their community. Visit the local artisan market in Masaya for your souvenirs.
Day 8
Depart Managua.
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. For trips to Nicaragua, Unbound will make every effort to offer the opportunity to attend Mass on Sundays.
What you'll do in Nicaragua

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.


Note: Sponsors with sponsored friends in Nicaragua may join either trip as you will have the opportunity to meet your sponsored friend regardless of the trip chosen.

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]