Mentoring Academy

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    The Mentoring Academy group will be traveling to Ghana from March 19-27, 2019. As a Global Education Squad the group will partner with an underserved school in the community of Ho to improve educational outcomes. The group will stay at our private and safe home-base accommodations in Ho where our local professional staff provide all transportation, food, lodging, and activities. The group will be matched with a local school where they will spend each weekday morning completing valuable small construction projects and classroom support. Each afternoon the group will enjoy guided cultural activities in the surrounding area. On the weekend the group will take an overnight excursion to Cape Coast, Elmira Castle, and Kakum National Park.


    March 19: KL606 departs San Francisco @ 03:35pm, arrives Amsterdam on Mar 20 @ 9:50am, KL589 departs Amsterdam
    Mar 20, 2:25pm, arrives Accra at 7:55pm

    March 27: KL590 departs Accra @ 10:10pm, arrive Amsterdam @ 5:55am, KL605 departs Amsterdam @ 10:25am arrives San Francisco @ 1:25pm

    Steps to register for your trip at your webpage on Empowered:

    1. Go to the webpage for your group and click on the button that says "Volunteer with Us" on your webpage. When registering on Empowered for the first time you will be directed to take the additional step of registering with Empowered first and you do so by clicking "Join Now" (lower right) on the green Empowered page. When registering with Empowered use the name of the person going on the trip and any email and password you choose. You will need to verify your enrollment in Empowered at the email address you provide.

    2. Once you're registered and logged into Empowered (you can tell by looking to the far right side on the top red banner), go back to the same group page and click 'Volunteer with Us' again on the page. You will then be directed to the Participant Registration Form. You must fill out the "Participant Information Section" down to "Complete your Registration" and then scroll down to the bottom and click "Save". You can complete the rest of the information and forms at a later date by returning to your profile page (accessed via the tab on the blue bar on the top to the far right where it says "Hello, your name") and then go to "Initiatives" tab on your profile page and select "Edit Signup Form".

    3. Once a volunteer is successfully registered on the trip you should see your profile appear on the group initiative page. In order to make a payment for an individual or the group contribution, you again go back to the group page and click "Donate Now". You will be directed to a screen that will prompt you to make a payment/donation to a specific volunteer or the group/general fund. Please note when making a payment you're given the option to waive credit card fees by un-checking the box after putting an amount.




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Volunteer Activity Description
Individual Program Contribution: $2290 per student including roundtrip airfare below

Group Project Contribution: $1500 or more total towards the Ritsona group projects

Due Dates: Application & $350 deposit per student due December 15, 2018, Final balance due January 16, 2019

Group Flight Information: KLM Airlines

March 17: KL606 departs SFO @ 03:35pm, arrives AMS on Mar 18 @ 9:50am, KL1575 departs AMS @ 12:35pm, arrives ATH @ 4:40pm.

March 27: KL1572 departs ATH @ 6:00am, arrives AMS @8:35am, KL605 @ 10:25am, arrives SFO @ 1:25pm

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