Wipe Every Tear Vision Trip Application
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  • 20. Ministering in the sex trade is not for everyone. You must guard your heart (for both men and women) when it comes to ministering in this culture. We believe that most, if not all people can/do struggle in this area and it is of the utmost importance to take extreme caution when ministering in this capacity. Women working in bars may be scantily dressed with strong sexual overtones. You must be willing to abide by our general rules of conduct. For your protection you must always be with a minimum of one other person in our outreaches.

    Your heart can be emotionally torn when experiencing human trafficking, and many emotions will surface on a trip such as this. You must be willing to follow the directives of the trip and the outreach coordinator/leader, especially when it comes to practical ministry in the bars and the social contact with our current girls and women colleagues in our residential facilities. At no time and for any reason will anyone ever be allowed to be alone with our colleagues.

    In some of the bars we frequent, it is required to purchase alcoholic "ladies drinks" for the women. In these places, it is usually required that customers purchase either alcohol or non-alcohol drinks, as this is a way for women to earn a financial commission. We require team members to refrain from purchasing (for personal use) and consuming alcohol during outreach.

    Anyone who breaches the above policies may not be allowed to continue ministering in this capacity. Do you agree to abide by the above bar ministry social and alcohol consumption policy, and submit to the trip and/or the outreach coordinator/leader?
  • 21. This trip can be a life-changing experience due to the unique-ness of what God has called us to. You will be challenged and stretched emotionally, physically, and spiritually. This trip can be stressful at times. Anyone who is currently struggling with obedience to authority, low self motivation, anxiety, and/or clinical depression should prayerfully consider if this is the right time to join this high-impact ministry.

    Support raising is primarily done through personal meetings and support letters, which can take a considerable amount of time and effort. Each individual is responsible for their own finances and must meet each deadline for airline purchase and support raising.

    Upon trip acceptance, each applicant is responsible for submitting a USD$200 deposit to secure their spot on the team. The remaining trip balance will be due in two equal installments. The first payment is due approximately 75 days prior to your trip start date and the final payment is due approximately 45 days prior to your trip start date. All deposits and payments are nonrefundable. Please note it may take up to two weeks for checks to be processed from the postmark date.

    Any mission project that is not paid in full by the final payment deadline will be issued a USD$25.00 per participant late payment fee. This fee must be paid in addition to any outstanding balance in order for the individual or group to participate in the mission project.

    It is important to understand that all donations to Wipe Every Tear Inc. are tax deductible in the US and due to IRS regulations, can not be refunded.

    In the event that a registered individual is unable to attend a trip or the trip gets cancelled for any reason, all monies paid will be nonrefundable, however the registered individual is able to transfer to another available trip within the fiscal year.

    Timely application for passports and immunizations are critical.
  • 22. Agreement and Release

    In the case of unconsciousness, or inability to release myself for medical treatment resulting from illness, injury, or an accident which requires medical attention, I give my permission to Wipe Every Tear, INC., its representatives and all attending health care professionals (defined as including, but not limited to, registered nurses, licensed practicing nurses, physicians' assistants, doctors, and paramedics) to contact with my emergency contact and administer medical treatment, to hospitalize, anesthetize, perform surgery on me as is required. I, undersigned, do release, acquit, discharge, and covenant to hold harmless Wipe Every Tear, Inc. and its representatives from all actions, damages or liability arising out of the treatment of any illness, injury or accident incurred during my participation on the trip. It is the intention of this release that Wipe Every Tear and its representatives incur no liability whatsoever while attempting to meet all medical needs that I may require during the trip.
  • 23. Liability

    In consideration of my acceptance as a participant on a mission trip sponsored by Wipe Every Tear of Boise, Idaho, I represent and agree that:

    1. I am a participant and not an employee of Wipe Every Tear.

    2. I am aware of the potential hazards and risks to my person and property associated with serving in a missions capacity, such hazards and risks including, but not being limited to, injury, death by accident, disease, war, terrorist attacks, weather conditions, inadequate medical services and supplies (in remote and third world locations), criminal activity, and random acts of violence. I accept my assignment with full awareness of these risks subject to any insurance coverage that may be available to me from any source. With respect to Wipe Every Tear and its agents, officers, volunteers, directors, and employees, I voluntarily assume all risks of death, injury, and illness associated with such risks, and any damage to my personal property, and I release Wipe Every Tear and its agents, officers, directors, and employees from any liability that I may suffer as a result of participation in the missions project. I further recognize that such risks have been associated with missionary service (Please read 2 Corinthians 11:23-28).

    3. I attest and certify that I have no medical conditions that would prevent me from performing my duties.

    4. I expressly waive any defense to the enforcement of any provision of this commitment arising from a claim of lack of consideration and warrant that this commitment constitutes a legal, valid, and binding obligation upon me enforceable against me in accordance with its terms.
  • 24. Audio/Photo/Video Media Release Form

    I grant permission to Wipe Every Tear, INC. and its agents or employees to use photographs and/or video and audio taken of me and or/my minor and/or adult children. These images may be used in educational, documentary and commercial materials such as, but not limited to, brochures, other print media, online newsletters, website, radio, television, or other online media. Furthermore, I authorize the use of my/my child's image, likeness, and voice for all program promotion, materials, and any other purposed in connection with the program deemed appropriate and necessary by Wipe Every Tear, INC.

    I hereby agree to release, defend, and hold harmless Wipe Every Tear, INC. and its agents or employees, including any firm publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, whether on paper, via electronic media, or on web sites, from any claim, damages, or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs/video including, but no limited to, any misuse distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form either intentionally or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in taking, processing, reduction, or production of the finished product, its publication, or distribution.

    Additionally, I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or related to my use and/or my minor and/or my adult children's image or recording. I also understand that this material may be used in diverse commercial and/or educational settings within an unrestricted geographic area.

  • 25. Immunizations

    We are not doctors and have no medical training, so we are not qualified from a medical perspective to tell you what shots you should or should not receive. We suggest visiting the CDC website or consulting your local travel health specialist for their professional recommendations. You may or may not choose to receive all the immunizations recommended by the CDC or your physical. This is your personal decision, but we highly recommend you seek a medial professional's advice concerning your decision.
  • 26. Non-refundable Deposit & Donation Policies

    It is important to note that with your application is due a USD$200 nonrefundable deposit. This application fee is a part of the total trip cost.

    Deposit can be paid online through our website. NOTE: If you make your deposit online it is crucial to include your name in the comment box in order for the payment to be processed in your name. You may also send a check to 6604 W Overland Rd, Boise, ID, USA 83709 with your name in the memo line.

    Tax-deductable contributions must be irrevocable; therefore, all donations are non-refundable and non-transferable. Wipe Every Tear, INC. will maintain discretion and control of all funds raised. Any excess funds raised/paid over and above the trip amount will not be refunded to donors or participants, nor transferred to another participant. Excess funds will be used for the purposes consistent with Wipe Every Tear, Inc.
  • 27. Media and Social Media Policy for Visitors

    This applies to any visitor of Wipe Every Tear. It applies at all times - whether you’re currently on a vision trip, you’ve returned from a vision trip and want to post a photo months later, or you’re volunteering in our local offices.

    Wipe Every Tear Inc. (WET) recognizes that media and social media have valuable roles to play in memories, awareness building and communication, but requires all persons associated with WET to use them thoughtfully, courteously and in accordance with WET’s values. However, WET’s priority is to protect the identity, safety and dignity of the women in our care.

    Visitors to WET will not at any point before, during or after their visit/trip: take photos, videos or other media of any kind of those in WET’s care; post (including sharing or re-posting) media of those in WET’s care; post media that may risk identification of the safe house locations; or initiate any social media connection with a person in WET’s care.

    Visitors may NOT accept social media connections such as ‘friend requests’ or 'follows' that are initiated by those in WET’s care or by visitor.

    All of the above applies to the women in our care, the women’s direct family members, women working in the bars, massage girls, lady boys and ‘Johns.’

    Wipe Ever Tear defines social media as websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. This includes but is not limited to: blogs; photo/video platforms (such as YouTube, Vimeo, Photobucket, etc.); social networks (such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram); mobile phone applications; texts and messages; email and newsletters; and webcasting.
  • We require that you have two reference forms submitted to complete your application. Please choose from any two of the following. Familial references will not be considered for applicants over 18 years old.

    1. Mentor/Co-Worker/Friend Reference
    2. Pastor/Previous Mission Trip Leader
    3. Parent reference for minors

    Please direct your references to our reference link to complete the form on your behalf within 5 business days of submitting your application. This can be found through our Wipe Every Tear website or:


    If you are printing this application, please sign and return, along with a recent photo of yourself and your completed reference forms, to the Wipe Every Tear head office:

    Wipe Every Tear
    Attn: "Vision Trip"
    6604 W Overland Rd
    Boise, ID 83709