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General Questions

 

Four Corners is a 501(c) 3 charity and because of this, we cannot refund donations. Please keep in mind that the funds you raise must be solicited and donated with the understanding that Four Corners has complete discretion and control over the use of all donated funds. In order for the funds donated to allow a tax deduction, they are not yours, or contingent upon your ultimate participation, but Four Corners’ funds to be used to further its charitable purposes.

Your supporters may donate funds for your trip in three ways:


  • Telephone: They may call Four Corners Ministries at (334) 737-6338 to complete a credit card donation.
  • Mail: They may mail checks made out to Four Corners Ministries, 202 South 8th Street, Opelika, AL 36801. They should include your name in the memo line of the check to ensure it is applied to your account.
  • Online: They may make a donation using most major credit cards at the Four Corners Trip Donations page on our website at www.fourcorners.org/donate/

There are many unique ways to raise funds for your trip: mailing support letters, garage sales, etc. Our staff is here to help guide you with advice and best practices of others. A sample fundraising letter can be emailed to you upon request.

The cost varies depending on which option you choose. It ranges between $3,500 and $4,000.

Trip Logistics

 

The food prepared by our hosts is completely safe. Of course, we cannot ensure that you will not contract a food-borne illness while serving in Uganda. We recommend that you bring over the- counter medicine with you. You may also talk to your physician about a prescription antibiotic.

Many of the people you will be working with have been waiting for your arrival for months. They are excited and amazed that you would come all the way from America to help empower the work that God is already doing through their lives.

You will stay in a safe and comfortable hotel/guesthouse in Entebbe and in a nice guest house in Gulu. Each day you will be served three meals; it is possible that you will also experience a few traditional African meals.

After arriving in Uganda, you will spend one night in Entebbe. The next morning you will either drive or fly to Gulu, Uganda, the home of Abaana’s Hope. The ministries performed will depend on the skill set of the group. Everything that is done at Abaana’s Hope is relationship focused. The group will perform most days of ministry on site at Abaana’s Hope but may spend a few days working in and around Gulu.

Travel

 

Check with your doctor, health department, or visit www.cdc.gov to see what shots are recommended for Uganda. If you have any questions or concerns contact Four Corners.

To log frequent flyer miles you will need to provide your number to the ticket agent at the time of check in at the airport.

Baggage requirements vary by airline and intra-Africa flights. The current standards for KLM Airlines and Delta Airlines are 50 lbs. per checked bag. You are limited to two checked bags.

Four Corners trips to Uganda arrive in Entebbe, Uganda. The average flight to Entebbe is 18 hours from Atlanta, Georgia. The drive from Entebbe to Gulu is between 6-8 hours.

For travel to Uganda you will not need a visa. However, included in the cost of your trip is an airport entrance fee that is attached to each passenger arriving in Uganda.

Yes! Please go to http://travel.state.gov/ for more information regarding passports. Your passport must have at least 2 blank pages and be valid six months past your departure date from the country you are visiting. Please make copies of your passport to leave at home with family and/or friends as a reference in the event you misplace your passport during your trip.

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