Colombia Survey Trip Details

Colombia Survey Trip Details

Aaron & Aubrie Vance  |  February 2011

Target Cities:

∙ Bogotá (July 2009 metro population–8,500,000)

∙ Bucaramanga (July 2009 population–1,300,000)

∙ Medellín (June 2009 metro population–3,500,000)


∙ To obtain a larger burden for and understanding of the Colombian people and culture

∙ To gain more of an grasp of God’s Will for us in Colombia, specifically, the when and where

∙ To evaluate possible cities in which God would have us to work

∙ To plan general financial budgets, both personal and ministerial

∙ To assess specific needs and goals for long-term mission work

∙ To look upon the harvest, and to allow our eye to affect our heart

∙ To get footage, pictures and materials to assist with deputation

Information To Obtain:

Cost Of Living:

∙ Rent/Housing Costs per region/estrata

∙ Average Utility Costs per estrata

∙ Available Transportation and Costs–Buses, Taxis, Train, Purchase a Car, etc.

∙ Cost Of Food–Market, Grocery, etc.

∙ Availability and costs of Appliances and Furniture

∙ Residency/Visa Costs, Taxes


∙ Rent/Purchase of a Building & Property Costs per Region

∙ Legal parameters of starting a church–license, zoning, permission, etc.

∙ Evaluate need and reception of the Gospel per Region (locate other missionaries/churches)

∙ See what is already being done for God’s kingdom and the opposition that exists

∙ Meet experienced pastors and missionaries and learn from them

Missionaries For Possible Contact:


∙ Michael Hart (

∙ William Aya (

∙ Ruday Garrido (

∙ Johnny Bolin (

∙ Craig Lingo (

∙ Freddy Nieto (



∙ Rick Washburn (

∙ Jerard (


∙ Paul Clark (

∙ José Morales (

Expense Summary For Our Trip


Flight from US to Colombia $1000

Flights Between Cities $300

Buses Between Cities $100

Taxi/Buses/Metro $300

Total: $1700


Bogotá $300

Bucaramanga $300

Medellín $300

Total: $900


Bogotá $200

Bucaramanga $200

Medellín $200

Total: $600


Bogotá $100

Bucaramanga $100

Medellín $100

Total: $300

Grand Total: $3500

About Aaron

I am a born again child of God, a servant of Christ and seeker of His glory! I'm happily married to my wonderful wife, Aubrie, and we have four precious daughters. God has graciously allowed us to serve as missionaries in Colombia, South America since 2011, and minister among Latin Americans since 2004. Follow our story at

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