Getting Me There - (And Back Again)
I have a call, a plan, and an itinerary.
I absolutely need your help to make this a reality.
First a Gratitude! My plane tickets to and from the Continent have been paid for by a generous grant from the Susan Bax Fund. This cost was about $2250.
My budget for the rest of the trip looks like about $2800.00 more.
I am picking up the prep costs, the per-diems on travel days and life in buja - about 1200. I can clothe and feed myself.
The rest I hope to raise through book sales and sponsorships.
Books Sales: My two books, So there I was and So There I Was in Africa
are in the black financially and all book sales in the next six weeks will go to support the Africa ministry. The suggested donations for them are $20 and $15 respectively and I will make the special two book deal available at $25 please remember to add postage. The paypal button on this page and the Unction.org page are working. If you have your copies already, why not send a set to some Friend you like, or want to annoy, I will gift ship with credit or anonymously!
Direct Donations: If you would like to make a direct undesignated donation you may do that through Freedom Friends Church and get your tax deduction. Make sure you designate it "Pastor's Africa Fund"
FFC has a paypal button on its site, or you can mail a check to 2425 13th Street Se, Salem Oregon 97302.
Sponsorships: Want to feel a little more directly linked to what I am doing? Why not sponsor a piece of the trip? You can do this through my paypal or the church. Make sure you send me an e-mail telling me what piece you want and I will update this post with the sponsorships (you can be anonymous if you are that kind of person) Also feel free to take a portion of one of the larger expenses.
Peggy in Mombasa with FUM $550
1200 miles of bus trips $125 -SPONSORED
Visas for five border crossings $300 - SPONSORED
The costs of the Institute in Buja $ 140 - SPONSORED
English Bibles for the Students $360
Flying Doctors $50 - SPONSORED
(this is an "insurance" donation to a great organization - If I get hurt or sick real bad they will come scoop me up and fly me med-evac to Nairobi - the expense we hope we don't need to use)
Anti-malarials $60 0r $250 - SPONSORED!
I will be deep in the malaria zone for the whole trip. $60 gets me generic Larium, gut stripping and anxiety producing but it works.
$250 if you want me to have the nice Malerone - works without nasty side effects.