Fiji - November 8-23

Habitat for Humanity Global Village trip

Take the plunge

Ever wanted to be a part of Habitat for Humanity's work globally but maybe you just didn't know how? Well now is your chance to join a team of volunteers as we support the work of Habitat for Humanity Fiji. Through this experience, you will immerse yourself in the culture, create new friendships and help build a community. Take a bold step and apply to be a part of this amazing experience.


To learn more about the Global Village program and to apply for this trip, visit http://www.habitat.org/gv/how_to_apply.aspx or email me at beccamcgv@gmail.com. You may also visit the Fiji trip page at http://www.habitat.org/gv/trip/GV14334.

16 day tentative trip itinerary

Day 1, Friday, November 8: Depart for Fiji
Day 2, Saturday, November 9: Travel day
Day 3, Sunday, November 10: Arrival in Nadi; welcome and orientation with local staff member; welcome dinner; overnight stay in Nadi
Day 4 Monday, November 11: Travel to project site accommodation in Lautoka; welcome and orientation; meet partner families
Days 5–8, Tuesday, November 12–Friday, November 15 (Typical work days): Breakfast served before traveling to work site; work from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., with lunch on-site; free time after work to clean up; dinner; time for team activities
Day 9-10, Saturday, November 16 –Sunday, November 17: Free day: activity in local community; local site seeing
Day 11–14, Monday, November 18–Thursday, November 21 (Work days): Breakfast served before traveling to work site; work from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., with lunch on-site; free time after work to clean up; dinner at house; time for team activities; farewell with community
Day 15, Friday: Travel to Nadi; free time; final team dinner; overnight stay in Nadi
Day 16, Saturday: Departure day.

HFH Global Village - Fiji

Friday, Nov. 8th, 12am to Saturday, Nov. 23rd, 12am

Lautoka, Fiji

Lautoka, Western Division

About Habitat for Humanity Fiji
HFH-Fiji has been in operation since 1991 and has provided assistance to complete 683 homes on Fiji's major island of Veti Levu. HFH Fiji houses are constructed with concrete block or timber, replacing the traditional bamboo, woven mat and dirt floor homes that do not withstand the rainy season.

About the team leader

Rebecca works for Habitat for Humanity International. She has led several youth volunteer trips both in the US and abroad and has participated in a GV trip to Chile. She is very excited to share this experience with a wonderful team of volunteers in Fiji.
2012 PSA Why We Build Global 60 Seconds

About Habitat for Humanity International

Habitat for Humanity International is a global nonprofit Christian housing organization that seeks to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 families by welcoming people of all races, religions and nationalities to construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions.