Hello All,
Larry Johnson has informed us that World Vision has set up an opportunity for Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach to visit the Niger WASH funded projects in Torodi Region of Niger Africa. The trip is 18-21 October, 2017 and is in partnership with Niamey Rotary Club and WV Niger WASH. Registration closes 13 August, 2017. The trip cost is $1,349 per person based on double occupancy and does not include airfare.
Thnx, Bob





Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach Niger–2017 (Internal Informational Document)

Summary: Rotary Club of Manhattan Beach to visit WASH funded projects in Torodi Region.  In partnership with Niamey Rotary Club and WV Niger WASH.

Trip Date: October 18th-21st, 2017

Website Link: Click Here to Register

Registration Opens: April 20th, 2017

Registration Closes: August 13th, 2017

Planning Timeline (Ideal, subject to change)

  1. Registration Link Available/NO Approval – Received 4/20/2017

  2. Discovery Call with Souleymana WV Niger – 90-120 Days (June, 2017)

  3. Registration Closed– 60 Days (August 13th, 2017 or sooner)

  4. Background Checks completed upon registration (August 13th, 2017)

    1. Background checks on average take roughly 5 business days for US citizens.

  5. International Flights – 60-45 days (August 2017 or sooner)

  6. Business Visa Submission Process – 60-30 Days (September, 2017 *partially facilitated by WVN/WVUS)

    1. WVN provides Invitation Letter

    2. WVUS provides Business Cover Letter - CR

    3. Once all documents received travelers submit Visa application and remaining requirements through the process outlined on CIBT: http://cibtvisas.com/?login=103622

  7. Final Trip Packet/Itinerary Delivered to Trip Leader (by 10/1/2017) CR


High Level Itinerary (in country): 4day/3 nights


  Wednesday, October 18th – Arrival to Niamey, Welcome Dinner

  Tuesday, October 19th – National Office/Security Briefing/ADP Field Visit

  Wednesday, October 20th – ADP Visit

  Thursday, October 21st – Debrief/Departure from Niamey


*Itinerary subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. Specific ADP, communities, and/or families visited cannot be guaranteed.

Standard Trip Pricing:

$1349 pp based on double occupancy

+$175 single supplement fee

$250 Cancellation penalty prior to 31 days, non-refundable within 30 days

Trip Min/Max: 6 (including TL)

Price Includes:

  • Lodging, meals, ground transportation, water/snacks, SOS coverage, in-country host, TL expenses and TL international flight.

Pricing Does Not Include:

  • International or internal flights, extra days not on standardized schedule, tourism activities, lodging upgrades, phone calls, alcoholic beverages, additional interpreters (larger group size), tips, single supplement, passport, visa, vaccine, travel, health or trip insurance