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Fellowship of Christian optometrists, mission trip to Nicaragua

July 31-August 4, 2017

(Trip dates will coordinate with summer/fall break for OD1s and OD2s)

Trip Partner: Dr. Jose Nery
Attending Preceptors: Dr. Jasleen Jhajj and Dr. Jacqueline Zermeno
Missions Chair and Coordinator: Sarah Regal ~ E-mail: 

Trip Information


$1,000 or less. Cost includes flight, food, transportation, and hotel.

Itinerary (preliminary):

NIcaraguaSunday, July 31

  • Depart U.S.A. early morning 
  • Arrive in Managua, Nicaragua
  • Check into Barcelo Montelimar (4-star hotel) 

Monday, August 1

  • Travel to site 1 
  • Meet for devotionals, prayer
  • Free evening 

Tuesday, August 2

  • Travel to site 2 
  • Meet for devotionals, prayer 
  • Free evening

NicaraguaWednesday, August 3

  • Travel to site 3 
  • Meet for devotionals, prayer
  • Free evening 

Thursday, August 4

  • Fun day 

Friday, August 5

  • Depart Nicaragua in the morning 

Application Procedures

  1. Submit the following documents by Monday, March 27, 2017 to Sarah Regal, OD-2  ( 
  1. Pay your deposit of $300 by Monday, March 27, 2017 by check made payable to "NSU FCO". The check can also be given to Sarah Regal.

Supplemental Documents

Any financial or item donations can be given directly to the supported attendee and will be later collected by Sarah Regal. If you need to send or items via postal mail, please send them to the following address:

Dr. Michael Bacigalupi
Nova Southeastern University
College of Optometry
3200 S. University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL  33328

Please be sure to indicate the purpose is for "FCO Mission Trip 2017".

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