La Casa Grande -- Allada

2 weeks
Ages 15-22
Youth Venture


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.

Related links

2023 Youth Venture in Benin photo essay



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