Location: Tanzania, Africa
Ministry Focus: Anna is the director for ChildCARE Plus (CCP) in the country of Tanzania, Africa. CCP-Tanzania has three main ministries which include: Child Sponsorship which helps provide education, food, clothing, medicine and other daily necessities and ensure children hear the gospel; nursery education and student tutorials provided through two CCP educational centers in different towns; and a Reproductive Health Course which is taught in secondary schools and churches helping youth and young couples understand the physical and spiritual facts of sex and God's plan for marriage in hopes to reduce the number of orphaned, abandoned and at risk children by teaching the Word. Anna works with a team of 20 national workers including administrators, teachers and helpers and together they work at "changing the country one child at a time" as their logo says. They are currently serving almost 500 children, most of whom live with relatives or friends, and a few who live at the Village of Hope-Mwanza and St. Justin's Center for disabled children in Musoma.
Ministry History: Anna completed a B.Th degree in 2001 at Eastern Pentecostal Bible College, ON. She began to serve with the PAONL as senior pastor at Zion Pentecostal Church in Musgrave Hr 2001 until 2005. From 2005 to 2008 she served as a PAONL vocational missionary in Vladivostok, Russia, teaching in both university and primary school settings. From 2008 to 2010 she served as interim pastor in two different churches while applying with the PAOC to become a global worker. In Aug 2010, after being approved with PAOC, she moved to Mwanza to begin her first two-year term as director for ChildCARE Plus, Tanzania. She continues to serve in this role with love and passion and has also been PAOC Field Representative for Tanzania since October 2013.
- Wisdom and direction in leading the CCP national team
- Godly protection and provision for CCP workers, sponsored children/youth and their families