Dates: July 8-21, 2024
Cost: $ 2,700, plus travel to departure city
Application deadline: April 15
Blog: 2023 Youth Venture Benin blog
Located in French-speaking West Africa, the city of Allada is home to
La Casa Grande Benin, a Christian ministry for children who need food, shelter and a family.
This Youth Venture team will have the opportunity to become a part of this family participating in vibrant worship, dancing, teaching English, sports and art projects with children and staff.
Participants will also visit cultural sites, like
Ganvie on Lake Nokoué (a village built on stilts) and the
Slave Road leading to the beach where prisoners were loaded as cargo onto ships headed for Europe and the Americas.
Cost covers travel in Benin, lodging, food and admission tickets.
2023 Youth Venture in Benin photo essay