SIMON & ANNA NEWMAN
We are Simon and Anna, From Levin New Zealand. We are working in Manila Philippines amongst informal dwellers.
We have been here since November; we have a big heart to reach the poorest of the poor for Jesus and to see them lifted up out of Poverty.
We have headed up a few projects to see us be able to do this.
Simon is a qualified baker, he is running a bakery over here and is using his skills and talents amongst at risk youth giving job skills, which is Seeing young guys aged between 18-25 become skilled for employment and Disciple for Jesus.
Anna is working amongst families in the community helping families find ways of earning income. Starting first with basic projects of Chicken, fish and vegetable farming whilst teaching budgeting, saving, personal hygiene and discipleship. Then leading into Micro finance loans.
We are also running a kids group with around 30 kids in the area. Teaching education, personal health and bible time.
JOHN & SUSIE PROCTOR
· Based in Pakistanfor at least 21 years - John works in secular employment in the education field.
· They personally finance a Christian primary school in a rural area.
· Have three children: Ben 14, Thomas 10, Annie 10 (not twins just close).
. Susie and the children have now come home to New Zealand while John is continuing his role overseas.