2018 Loloma Foundation Volunteer Missions Announced

Loloma Foundation is pleased to announce it’s 2018 medical and humanitarian missions. It takes many volunteers to continue our support to the people of the South Pacific. We need packers, planners, artists, box movers, moral supporters and financial support.

Of course if you have the hankering for an adventure join us for one of our missions to Fiji. We can promise you beautiful Islands, beautiful people a life long memory and the satisfaction that you helped make our patients lives significantly better.

All of our missions are staffed by volunteers and all pay their own expenses. If you are curious click on one of weeks listed below for more details.

Departure Dates  from LAX

Navutu Stars Resort, Yageta Island, Yasawas, Fiji

Navutu Stars, Dental/Medical January 26-February 6, 2018

Matangi Mission, Matangi Island, Fiji

Matangi Island Medical/Dental Mission —April 20-April 30, 2018

Aroha Resort, Taveuni Fiji

Taveuni Hospital,  Hand Surgery–May 4-13, 2018

Taveuni Hospital, Reconstructive Surgery—May 11-May 20, 2018

Taveuni Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecological Surgery—May 25-June 3, 2018

Taveuni Hospital, General Surgery—May 18-May 27, 2017

 

 

Trip Costs

Navutu Stars Mission:

$2050.00 USD per person.  Includes:

  • round trip economy class air from Los Angeles to Nadi, Fiji, inclusive of all taxes and surcharges
  • round trip on the Yasawa Flyer, Captains Lounge, to Navutu Stars
  • all applicable temporary medical and dental licenses
  • transport while in Fiji
  • accommodation at Navutu Stars

Not included:  meals and beverages, diving, snorkeling and gift shop items

Matangi Mission:

$3350.00 USD per person.  Includes:

  • round trip air, LAX to Taveuni, Fiji, inclusive of all taxes and surcharges
  • internal land and boat transfers
  • accommodation at Matangi Island Resort and three meals daily
  • all applicable temporary medical and dental licenses
  • transport while in Fiji

Not included: diving, snorkeling and gift shop items

Taveuni Missions:

$3350.00 USD per person.  Includes:

  • round trip economy class air from Los Angeles to Taveuni Island, Fiji, inclusive of all taxes and surcharges
  • domestic land transfers to/from Taveuni Airport, Hospital
  • all applicable temporary medical and dental licenses
  • 7 nights accommodation at Aroha Resort
  • 7 days of B,L and D, exclusive of beverages

Not Included:  diving, snorkeling and excursions on your day off.

Not included:

Alcohol, gift items, soft drinks and diving

Trip expenses are tax-deductible in accordance with the IRS law through our non-profit foundation

About Author: Bob Sykes

Bob Sykes is a founding board member, Treasurer, and Logistics Coordinator for the Loloma Foundation's medical and educational missions, and he also manages the Foundation’s website and public relations activities.