Visit the Country of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Learn, serve, and grow with a team of adults who are committed to see lives and communities changed. 

Bosnia & Herzegovina Facts

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Capital: Sarajevo

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Population: 3,511,372

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Currency: Convertible mark (BAM)

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Area: 51,129 km(19,741 sq mi) 

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Languages: Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian

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Major religions:  Muslim (40%), Orthodox (31%), Roman Catholic (15%), other (14%)

WHI in Bosnia

Join us on a cross-cultural service trip to Bosnia! During the week-long experience, you will learn, serve, and grow with a team of adults who are committed to see lives and communities changed.  Our vision is to empower, encourage, and engage local communities through education, and you can invest in kid’s lives by providing a fun, interactive, and educational English camp! 

During your trip, you will encounter a new culture, undertake a new language, learn about different religions, and pray for others.  Just as Jesus commanded us to love one another as He first loved us (John 13:34), you will be challenged to share His love with others outside your comfort zone.  Your understanding of the world will expand as you discover more about yourself, your team, and Bosnia! 

Women Empowerment: A Ripple Effect

Young female entrepreneur defying the odds and breaking barriers as she runs a successful business in Eastern Europe. When equal opportunities are given to men and women, the impact is multiplied thereby having a ripple effect.

Living Better Than Yesterday

In the thick of challenging times, a light of hope is emerging in Livno, Bosnia through the partnership of World Hope International (WHI) and the local technical high school

Speaking the Message of Hope in Bosnia

In the small mountain town of Livno, home to kind and hearty people, the World Hope International Education Resource Center (ERC) offers hope to a region of Bosnia that has been depressed and forgotten.World Hope International (WHI) has been an engaging presence in...

cost

$3,000*

Spaces Available

8 People

How Long

1 Week

Age

18 yrs & older **

Requirements

Valid Passport

*Cost includes plane tickets, meals, in-country transportation, and housing (subject to change)
** Minors accompanied by a parent/legal guardian must be in grade 9

Type of Work

English Camps

Prepare and hold an English camp for elementary or middle school students including games, lessons, music, crafts, and interactive activities.  

Pray For Others

Allow your faith to grow as you experience God in new ways and pray for others around you

Experience a New Culture

Try new food, learn about cultural differences, and explore historical sites. Undertake a new language – You won’t master it in a week, but you’ll learn basic greetings and introductions.  Most importantly, you’ll learn how to order the all-important beverage – coffee! Learn about different religions – Take a tour of a mosque, explore a Catholic church, and see how religion impacts national identity

Silvija Strahimira Kranjčevića (SSK)

The SSK teaches trades such as gardening, English, tourism, coding, and cooking to prepare their graduates to join the Bosnian workforce.

Start Your Journey

WHI thinks differently and is willing to provide an opportunity to make an impact. Working with WHI has helped me do something that brings opportunity and assistance to my community

Marijana Perkovic

Meet Josh! He is an experienced leader and cross-cultural liaison with more than a decade of experience guiding World Hope’s outreach in Bosnia and Herzegovina. At World Hope, Joshua directs programs and strategy within Bosnia and Herzegovina. Learn more about the Bosnia Team.

Things You Need to Know

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Passport Required: Yes – 6 month validation

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Visa Required: Not required

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Vaccinations: Please consult your family doctor

AN ORGANIZATION YOU CAN TRUST.

Spending of World Hope International (Canada) funds is confined to Board approved projects. Funds designated towards a project are used as designated, with the understanding that when the need for that project has been met or cannot be completed for reasons determined by the Board, the remaining funds designated will be used where needed most.

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