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Filter of Hope

Your next trip could change lives forever.

Travel with us to deliver clean water and share God's love with people in need.

Ready for a life-changing adventure?

Traveling with Filter of Hope is part humanitarian project and part mission trip.

You can bring clean drinking water and the gospel to families in desperate need of both.
Filter of Hope trips are affordable, safe, and life-changing! We develop customized mission trips for all ages and teams including church groups, schools, clubs, and friends and family.
And don’t worry—we handle all the details.

Join us on a mission trip to one of these water-crisis countries.

Traveling with Filter of Hope is an experience
unlike any other.

Traveling with Filter of Hope is an experience unlike any other.

Experience a new culture

Meet amazing people

Distribute filters to families

Share God's love

Common Questions

You could join another team that is already going. You could also pull together your own team of at least 12 from your campus, church, organization, family, or friends. Other options include things like corporate team-building/retreats, trips just for women, fathers and sons, high school groups, college groups, etc.

Well…how fast can you pack?!? Seriously though – choose dates that work for you and we’ll do our best to accommodate your schedule.

Most participants say, “Not long enough!” Typical trips last one week – one travel day to the location, four days of filter distribution and ministry, one day of recreation and cultural experiences, and one travel day back home. Can’t go for a week? No problem! Ask us about a mid-week or long weekend trip.

Where would you like to go? We currently have ministry bases in 11 countries – Dominican Republic, Cuba, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Belize, Nicaragua, Honduras, and Mexico. (We’re currently unable to send to our base in Haiti due to the unrest there.)

Our model is wonderfully unique:

  • Our local church partners prepare the neighborhoods and families your team will visit. 
  • Trip participants are divided into small groups and paired with a translator and a representative from the church to visit homes.
  • You’ll provide families with a water filter, and an opportunity to hear how much God loves them. We also provide Spanish New Testaments for your team to give each family. 
  • Our local church partners follow up with the families that your team visits, and disciple those who pray to receive Christ. So your team can have confidence that the ministry they are involved in during their trip is sustainable and continues long after they leave through the work of the local church. 

Your mornings and afternoons are spent connecting with families in the communities of our church partners; getting to know them; providing them with a water filter; and sharing the gospel. Evenings are spent connecting with your team about your experiences and how the Lord is working. There are always a few special surprises we try to throw in that allow your team to see and experience the local culture.  

We provide accommodations designed to allow you to rest and refuel:

  • All housing is clean and secure in safe neighborhoods.
  • Most bedrooms have air conditioning, unless lodging is at higher altitudes with cooler temps.
  • The food is totally safe, incredibly delicious, and dietary restrictions can be accommodated.  
  • We supply plenty of bottled water to stay hydrated and use when brushing teeth.

We pride ourselves in providing a safe, fun, and life-changing trip at a price anyone can afford: 

  • All-inclusive in-country cost: $750
  • 5 water filters: $200
  • Airfare: Price varies
  • Souvenirs and Fun Day activities are extra.  

We even provide you with tools and tips to help you raise money for your trip.

You will absolutely have all the help you need to make this trip a success! We handle all the details.

  • Your team will be assigned a Filter of Hope trip planner who will walk you through each step of the process, including an FOH Staff member in-country on the trip.  
  • Our goal is to handle as many of the details and logistics for you as possible.
  • Hundreds of people will have clean drinking water right in their own home – for the next 10 years!
  • Many will come to know Jesus Christ as their personal savior.
  • Your team will grow close by serving together, and carry a new excitement for ministry back home with them.
  • Your team will definitely grow confident in sharing their faith .
  • You can build leaders in your church, campus ministry, or organization.
    Oh, and you can bet your life will change, too!
  • Let’s chat to find or create a trip that’s right for you. Call or email us today. 
  • Check out these trip videos made by some of our recent teams:  Cuba 2019, Haiti 2019, Guatemala 2017

Send us a message

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Privacy Policy

Filter of Hope (FOH) is committed to being a good steward of our resources to maintain the trust and confidence of donors and partners. One way we can do this is by protecting any personal information that you entrust to us.

Information We Collect

There are two ways in which we collect information from visitors on our website:

1. From persons interested in requesting information from us
2. From our online donations or purchases from our store

The online information that we collect includes name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, email address, and, in the case of online giving or purchases, credit card number and expiration date. In order to continuously improve your service and tailor our subsequent communications to you, we may also ask you occasionally to provide us with additional information regarding your demographics, comments, professional interests, and contact preferences.

How the information is used

FOH uses your information to understand your needs and provide you with better service. We may use your information to complete a transaction, issue you an income tax receipt for a donation, or to personalize our website for you. If you agree to be contacted, we may also use this information to update you on projects and activities. Credit card numbers are used only for donation or payment processing of merchandise purchased on our website and are not retained for any other purposes.

No sharing of personal information

FOH never sells, rents, leases, or exchanges your personal information with other organizations or groups. The identity of all who contact us through this site are kept confidential. Use of personal information will be limited to the internal purposes of FOH and only to further our projects, activities and purposes.

Security

FOH is committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the proper use of information, we have established and implemented appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. FOH uses DigiCert’s Secure Socket Layer (SSL) Protocol when collecting or transferring sensitive data such as credit card information. Any information you enter is encrypted at your browser, sent over the public Internet in encrypted form, than de-encrypted on a secure server.