Liberia Medical Missions Team Trip

Dates needed
2024 TBD
Estimated Cost: $2550-3800
The Position

All trips are subject to cancellation based on country requirements for quarantine and/or status of COVID-19 outbreak. A final decision will be made eight weeks prior to the trip departure.

Trip Description

Our medical team will be staying in a guesthouse in the city of Gbarnga and working with national pastors and medical care people. Each day we will help at the local medical outreach clinic or travel to local villages to hold remote medical clinics with missionary pastors. A key component of each clinic is taking patient histories, which is done in partnership with bilingual nationals. After taking the histories, we will treat all the patients for free before they are given the opportunity to hear the Gospel from a missionary pastor. Nearly all patients are happy to listen. At the end of each day, we take time to debrief and pray for the next day’s activities.

Team Members Needed

  • 4 to 5 team members total
    • At least 2 doctors
    • At least 1 nurse
    • Other team members do not need to be medical professionals

Ministry Support Funds: $1,400/per participant

Each trip has its own “Ministry Support” account at ABWE, to which each participant contributes. The funds cover all local travel, accommodations, meals, medical supplies used throughout the trip, and more. A predetermined amount of $100, to reserve placement, is submitted when assigned to a team. (This covers online training, background check, etc.) The balance needs to be submitted 45 days prior to departure. These funds may be submitted by the team participant or by others on their behalf.

Airfare: Approximate cost: $950-$1500

Participants are responsible for purchasing your own airfare. Tickets should not be purchased until information is provided to each team member by the team leader to ensure that your ticket can be coordinated so the entire team arrives on the same flight. There are very limited flights to Liberia on only a couple of international carriers.

Miscellaneous Expenses: $300-$1000

Each trip has varying miscellaneous expenses based on trip requirements (eg. passport [$110], visa [$175], optional additional travel insurance, travel vaccines and anti-malaria medicine, Covid testing (in Liberia) [$155], etc.) These requirements will be outlined in an email once assigned to the team.


See if you meet our qualifications for short-term team service and are in agreement with ABWE's Doctrinal Statement. If so, and you would like to apply click "Start The Conversation" below. If you have previously applied and are interested in this trip please contact, IHM@abwe.org and place name of trip in the subject line.

The Need

The country was founded with the help of the USA in the early 1800’s by freed slaves from America. It grew to become one of the most prosperous countries in Africa, but then 2 military coups and war ravaged the country for 15 years. From 1989-2003 the people of Liberia suffered through brutal conflict and spiritual devastation and is now one of the poorest nations in the world.

If not spiritually captive in animistic tribal religions, many Liberians profess to be Christian but have fallen for false teachers claiming to offer salvation through health, wealth, and prosperity. The people of Liberia are in desperate need for the healing and hope of Jesus Christ.

ABWE missionaries are partnering with nationals in this opportunity-filled mission field, combining medical outreach with church planting and discipleship. Will you join us in bringing Liberians to the Lord, in strengthening local churches, and in establishing contacts for future career missionaries?

The Impact

Use your medical skills on the mission field to heal people physically and spiritually. In our nearly 100 years of ministry, we have seen compassionate medical care soften hearts to hear the message of the gospel, changing lives for today and eternity. But we can't do this without you.

Due to COVID-19, travel requirements for trips originating from the US vary by location. To learn more, contact us at go@abwe.org. We’d love to talk to you!

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