Many different opportunities are available to love, encourage, and serve the people of Zambia under the leadership of Northrise students and staff. Men’s and women’s conferences, children’s vbs-like activities, medical and dental clinics, and building and farm projects are just a few of the many ways to be part of an incredible week of mission and service.

SCHEDULE: July 2023 Dates To-Be-Determined

  • Arrive in Ndola on Saturday afternoon. (Early arrivals can attend a local worship service on Sunday). Work starts Monday preparing for our service projects and getting familiar with the Northrise University campus and neighborhoods in Ndola.
  • Tuesday through Friday we serve with the students of Northrise University and finish with a celebration event Friday evening open to all our Ndola neighbors.
  • Leave Ndola on Saturday. For those opting in to the trip to Livingstone we fly to southern Zambia to experience Victoria Falls, one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World and go on a safari!
  • Plus 30-hour travel to/from Zambia/US and 2 nights in Livingstone at Victoria Falls, total days traveling approximatey.

COST DETAILS - *Estimated from prior trip costs, pending updates for 2023 in Fall 2022.

Overall cost is approximately $4,500 depending on your flight arrangements and includes your participation in the trip to Victoria Falls in Livingstone. Fundraising tools are available.

  • The set cost for the mission/service trip week in Ndola is $1,000/person which covers service project expenses as well as hotel, meals, and transportation in Ndola.
  • Flight expenses to travel to Zambia and back will vary, but average $2,000.*
  • Required travel documents and optional medical precautions average $250-$500.
  • The optional trip to Livingstone will cost approximately $1,500/person.

*FLIGHT DETAILS: Flight costs vary but historically have ranged from $2,750 to $3,250 – price-check these routes from your home airport to Ndola via: [LHR to JNB to NLA] or [DXB to JNB to NLA] Note: If you participate in the Livingstone excursion at the end of the week of service you will fly home from LVI instead of NLA. (The flight from Ndola to Livingstone is a private chartered flight arranged by Northrise and included in the $1,500 estimated cost.)


For more information contact Kelly Miller, (602) 330-6274,


Registration opens October 2022 Registration form linked below from 2019 as a reference. Check back Fall 2022 for updated registration form.

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