“I knew before I came to Africa that I would face the issue of poverty cycles, but I didn’t know there would be poverty cycles in ministries as well. I was so emotional about my friend’s situation that I wanted to do something. In Chinese, we call this feeling ‘turning over the table.’ Chinese are usually reserved people so turning over the table means that someone could not hold back the emotion any more,” explains Ivy. “They have to do something to express what they are feeling.”
In an effort to provide holistically to their students, the teachers at OM Malawi’s Chiyembekezo School are taking initiative to invest in the family lives of the children who come for lessons each day.
The lack of libraries (or even one library for that matter) in Mocuba inspired OM Mozambique to build one themselves in order to support the local schools, university and churches.
In Arctic Russia, reindeer are the Nenets’ life. Living among these people, ES longs for the Nenets to know Jesus, the true source of life.