From Ann Arbor, Michigan, our founder Aaron Sanfield started EGA in 2014 following his own volunteer experiences with group mission trips. A natural born traveler, Aaron has visited five continents – and he's nowhere near finished! From stair construction projects in Lima, Peru, to helping establish MEDLIFE's first global health clinic in Moshi, Tanzania, Aaron saw a great barrier to entry for participating in such meaningful trips. Despite their desire, volunteers might feel uneasy traveling alone to service destinations, and battle some difficulties when searching for affordable airfare.
Coordinating with a large group can be difficult, especially when things don't go as planned. Aaron's goal is to serve as an advocate for all of his groups, seeing that each traveler returns home safely and smoothly, whether you're traveling for business, pleasure, or service.