Nurses with Purpose

Nurses on  the move

Join Nurses with Purpose on a rewarding medical mission trip to Johannesburg, South Africa. Our mission is to serve local communities by partnering with South African leaders in healthcare. We will provide our nursing skill and serve the people in local townships, clinics and orphanages

We believe that enriching the lives of others, essentially enriches the lives of ourselves.  Nurses with Purpose has year round opportunity to attend. Pick your time and GO! 

Click HERE to apply!


How do we stand out from the rest?

* All volunteers are licensed nurses (RN and LPN) in good standing with The State Board of Nursing


* Mission Teams consist of 10-14 nurses. Each team has a NWP Team Leader.  This allows for safety and proper execution of our mission. 

*There is a selection process for each  trip.  

*Annual Sponsorship for a deserving nursing student. See our Sponsorship Page for more info. 


*A travel consultant will be assigned to you, customizing your trip to ensure the following:

    *Proper traveling documentation

    *Installment Plans/Payment Options

    *Vaccinations required for the geographical area

    *Time Frames and deadlines for trip 

    *Pre-Departure Meetings of fellow teammates 

    *What to pack

    *Airline Flight Itinerary

    *Fundraising Guidance 

*Greeted VIP style at the OR TAMBO International Airport in Johannesburg and transported to the Nurses with Purpose lodging site 

*Nurses with Purpose Board Directors are directly involved with each mission trip and at least one representative will attend with the teams to ensure effectiveness of the projects.

Nurses with Purpose prides itself on providing quality mission trips where one gives back through time of service followed by rest and relaxation! 

Lodging (shared rooms)

2 Sites (may vary):

*Local Hotel, Sandton area of Johannesburg

*Residential Home in Bela Bela, Limpopo  


After your time of service, you will be able to enjoy and explore South Africa for cultural and historical experience!  Three excursions are included in your cost. Excursions may vary 

Sunset Safari

Sterkfontein Caves,  Maropeng "The Cradle of Humankind"

City Tour 

Additional Possible Excursions:

Lesedi Cultural Village

Lion Park

Soweto Tour; Mandela House, Orlando Towers

What to Expect:

Day 1-6 Service Week
Meet and Greet Welcome Dinner
 Healthcare Clinic
Mobile Medical Unit 
 Day 7-10 R&R
 Enjoy 3 Excursions (subject to change)
 *Maropeng / Sterkfontein 
 *City Tour (Mandela House, Apartheid Museum, Soweto ect)
 *Sunset Safari
 *Lion Park, Lesedi Cultural Village
Number of Days are subject to change based on current projects 

What is your investment?

  • Lodging 
  • Ground Transportation (NWP related only)
  • 2 Celebratory Dinners 
  • Housekeeping
  • 3 Excursions 
  • Travel Consultant
  • Access to Members Portal 
  • Scheduled Conference Calls
  • Security
  • Nurses with Purpose Welcome Bag
  • Nurses with Purpose TShirt

Cost not included:

  • Vaccinations
  • Passport Fees
  • Travel insurance (optional)
  • Food
  • Navy Blue Scrubs (recommend 2-3 pairs)
  • Additional Activities and transportation not related to NWP 

Mission to South Africa Cost:

Lodging & Excursions (Excluding Airfare)   $1,913.38 per person (Subjet to change)
Round trip Airfare $1100-$1400 (average cost, based on market value at time of booking)
Departure city ATL 
*Payment Plans Available