Explore International

General

Classification: Nonprofit
Type of Organization: Both (MSO/UMO)
Legal Name: Explore International
Established: 1994
Alias/Other Name(s): Outreach Aid to the Americas

Organizational Principles

Purpose & Mission Statement:

Explore International operates as a faith-driven initiative of Outreach Aid to the Americas, Inc. (OAA), a non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Florida on September 29, 1999. Its mission is to “equip and strengthen the independent Evangelical churches of Cuba through theological education and leadership training of their existing and future pastors and lay leaders.”

Denomination(s): Interdenominational
Member Organization(s): Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)
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Open to New Locations: No
Service Locations: National (United States)
International
Active Cities: N/A
Active Regions: N/A
Active States: Florida
Active Countries: Cuba

Core Values:

Passionate We believe in what we do and we are very passionate about our mission and our ministry and the many ways we serve our brothers and sisters.

Committed Committed to the mission and the vision of our ministry. We are committed to offered our best guidance to assist our mission travelers in any way possible

Missions-Sending

Ministries Offered Children
Distribution
Evangelism
Prayer Walking
Missionary Durations: 1 to 3 Weeks
Individuals: Yes
Divorced: Yes
Married Couples: Yes
Families: Yes
Groups: Yes
Educational Requirements: No
Does the organization provide funding? No
Does the organization provide benefits? Yes

Organization Provided Benefits:

travel insurance, certificates of travel, visas, orientation and information about the churches we serve.

Trip Costs Details:

The cost of the trip varies according the location of travel, the type of lodging needed for the group and the transportation. Also depends whether the group need/want food.

Does the organization require training? Yes
Does the organization provide training? Yes

Training Required for Service:

Orientation and Country training

Training Provided by Organization:

Orientation and country training

Application Process:

1. Interest on the trip ( Any amount of time) 2. Application ( 2-3 weeks) 3. Deposits ( between 1-3 months. Depending on the time left for the trip) 4.Orientation ( 2-5 days) 5.Flight to the field (1 week) 6. Come back home 7. follow up (a week after the trip)

Unique Services & Resources

Provided Services & Resources:

Community Outreach
Humanitarian/Disaster Relief

Community Outreach:

Description:

We help the communities we serve by reaching out to them and offering services and supporting churches that are in the community doing outreach

Resource Availability: Church Members
Church Staff
Churches
Individuals
Ministry Personnel
Missionaries
Missions-Sending Organizations
Non-Profits
Students
Other
Location(s): Regional
International
Active Regions:
Midwest (West North Central)
Midwest (East North Central)
Northeast (New England)
Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
South (West South Central)
South (South Atlantic)
South (East South Central)
West (Pacific)
West (Mountain)
Midwest (West North Central)
Midwest (East North Central)
Northeast (New England)
Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
South (West South Central)
South (South Atlantic)
South (East South Central)
West (Pacific)
West (Mountain)
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Active Countries: Cuba
Cost for Resources/Services: Yes
Open to expanding to new locations: Yes
Open to helping duplicate ideas in new locations: Yes

Costs of Service or Resource:

Cost varies depending on the type of trips we have and the projects.

Humanitarian/Disaster Relief:

Description:

Part of our ministry is dedicated to provide Humanitarian help to countries that are in great need in Latin America and the Caribbeans. We provide food relief that is sent in containers donated by other organizations we partner with.

Resource Availability: Church Members
Church Staff
Churches
Individuals
Ministry Personnel
Missionaries
Missions-Sending Organizations
Non-Profits
Retail Customers
Students
Other
Location(s): International
Active Countries: Guatemala
Nicaragua
Cuba
El Salvador
Cost for Resources/Services: Yes
Open to expanding to new locations: Yes
Open to helping duplicate ideas in new locations: Yes

Costs of Service or Resource:

There is a cost that needs to be provided for our service since we need to pay for all the food that is sent to those countries. WE are looking for donations and partner that can supply with expenses of the containers we use to send our help.