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East Mindoro Outreach
Daryl and Sarah Famisaran are working towards bringing the light of the Gospel to the mountain tribes of Eastern Mindoro, and Island in the Philippines. They are leading 19 filipino missionaries who are living with the natives in very remote villages and establishing schools and groups of believers. They are also starting an orphanage for unwanted babies that would otherwise be left to die. Daryl and Sarah have already saved 2 children from this death. The little girl in the picture to the left is one of them.
This ministry is located on the other side of the island from the “West Mindoro and Feeding Program” with Pete and Jessica Barolo. There are 11 tribes in the mountains with 11 languages – plenty of work for all!
The current need is to build a training center for training Bible workers more deeply.
Children’s Home and Training Property Purchase – Norton
The Norton family has been working in the previously un-entered city of Sukhothai, in north central Thailand. They have accepted children from terrible, abusive places into their home and now their home is too small with very little place for the kids to play. They’ve found a property of 11 acres about 25 minutes outside the city with multiple homes already built and plenty of room to work and play for the children. They also envision a Bible worker training center being established on this property, which is desperately needed in Thailand. Even though it seems expensive, this is an amazing steal at this price.
Here’s a short video about this beautiful property.
JFA Evening Schools
COVID-19 Update: The schools are going strong through this pandemic. The teaching has been reduced to just a few minutes but the feeding has been ongoing and supported by the government (much appreciated, actually) and is more important now than ever since many of the families that we serve are on the edge of poverty already and many have lost a lot of work. These schools are a lifeline for them.
JFA Evening Schools provide education and a nourishing meal for children in poverty-stricken situations. These schools operate in the evenings and are a much needed resource to help the children gain a better education and fight the ever-present challenge of malnutrition.
$7/month is all it takes to provide two hours of education and a healthy meal six days a week to a child at our evening schools!
Love for Asia Foundation – Thailand
Love for Asia Foundation is Jesus for Asia’s organizational presence in Thailand that provides the legal means for our missionaries to stay and work in the country. God raised up this foundation at just the time that it was needed, otherwise many missionaries and their families would have had to return home.
Jesus4SlumKids – Bauder
Josh and Chitlada Bauder began their ministry in the On Nut 49 Slum area of Bangkok. They found sponsorship for 2 kids to go to Chiang Mai Adventist Academy in the north but then realized the kids need parents! So they moved to the north to provide a home atmosphere for them. Since then 6 more kids have joined their growing family, along with their own newborn baby girl. They have outgrown their house and now are praying for funds to build a new one, as well as provide sponsorship for more children (currently there are requests for 15 more children to join them).
Wat Preah Yesu (Tim and Wendy Maddocks) is located in one of the most touristed spots in Asia. God gave Tim a vision to build a Butterfly aviary to be a compelling witness to the tourists that come from many countries all around the world. Instead of selling the property for millions, they are building it into a witnessing tool for Christ.
Gayle’s Jungle Mission
Gayle had committed to a three-month stay in Thailand in 2009, but fell in love with the Karen people, and could no longer see a life for herself in the USA. Her ministry is medical, which in-turn results in Bible studies with the people. Gayle is an exciting, passionate missionary who loves her work! She currently runs a clinic up in the mountain jungles of northern Thailand, but travels around to the villages around offering not just medical help, but spiritual as well.
Sharon Family Projects
Leroy and Lisa Sharon are missionaries to Thailand. Lisa is currently raising 4 young girls for the Lord. This focus has turned out to be the best witness to the local village which has never seen a Christian before. Leroy is traveling to local villages and schools and connecting people with the Savior through language teaching using Bible stories. Interest is growing rapidly in the Gospel and there is a call developing for a Bible School to be established in the area.
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When you “Invest in Jesus for Asia,” you support the nearly 50 projects listed below, and also allow us to move into new strategic projects as the opportunities present themselves. Giving here lets us continue to honor our promise that 100% of funds donated to our missionaries, Bible Workers, or other projects goes directly there. Thank you for your investment!