2013 Africa 1200

Upcoming Mercy Tech Mission Trips

After a long break due to the COVID 19 pandemic (coming up 2 years), Mercy Tech is finally in a position to begin planning more training trips to both Africa and the Baja. The trips listed below are in the planning stages and the final decision to go or not go will depend on the world travel situation in the new year. If you are interested in taking part in one of our trips, please contact us at info@mercytechmission.com.

Upcoming trips for 2022:

     Eswatini (Swaziland), Africa - February 2022

          Team Leader: Rick Cogbill

          Focus: Mechanics training, Welding/Fabrication, Machining, Electrical


     San Quintin, California Baja - Potentially 10 days in January 2022 (exact dates still to be determined)

          Team Leader: Todd Green

          Focus: Mechanics


Past Trips:           

     San Quintin, California BajaMarch 23-31, 2019 (2 team members)  
          Team Leader: Rick Cogbill
          Focus: Mechanics

     Swaziland, Africa - February/March 2019 (Multiple team members)  
          Team Leader: Rick Cogbill
          Focus: Mechanics (both light and heavy duty); Welding/Fabrication; Electrical Installation

     San Quintin, California Baja – November 2018 (2 Team Members)
          Team Leader: Rick Cogbill
          Focus: Mechanics (Computerized Engine Controls)

     San Quintin, California Baja – April 2 - 12, 2018  
          Team Leader: Todd Green
          Focus: Mechanics  (Engine Rebuilding)

     Swaziland, Africa - May/June 2018  (4 team members)  
          Team Leader: Rick Cogbill
          Focus: Mechanics, Welding/Fabrication 

      Siem Reap, Cambodia – February 16 - March 3, 2018 (2 team members)
          Team Leader: Phil Cote
          Focus: Mechanics and Photography

For volunteer requirements, please read our
FAQs or fill out our application form. You can also send us an email at info@mercytechmission.com to find out more about our training trips, including the costs and durations of each trip.

In general, our trips to the Baja are for one week, while the trip to Africa average four weeks minimum. 

If you have a trade that is not mentioned above, just let us know as we may be able to use you! There are needs for training in many diverse areas, from commercial cooking and baking to cabinet making to concrete finishing, or even commercial photography.