Children’s Ministry - Wembo Nyama
Purpose of this program is to encourage and support a program of Christian Education in the Wembo Nyama area that has an abundance of children living near the mission center and in the nearby villages.
Christian Education Director Salary - This individual would be responsible for developing curriculum, negotiating learning space (perhaps use of the UM Sponsored Primary and Secondary School building), recruiting and training volunteer teachers and helpers, involving children of the area, and the organization and continuance of the program. It is the vision that some of the training include work in English to supplement what is learned in the school program. While the initial goal of the program was to have 200 children participating, at the end of August 2014, there were 32 groups with over 4000 children meeting each month in Wembo Nyama and the surrounding area.
The goal is to help launch similar programs in each Conference. Volunteers are at the heart of this program that is already impacting many local churches in the area.
Salaries and supplies - $665/month
Director $135 & Mentor $30
Incentives and rewards for teachers… 36 teachers@$10/month
Transportation, Materials, & Communications $140
Jack and Rennie Miner Technical Institute $13,000
Lorena Kelly / Mama Tola Girl’s School – $3,800
E.g. additional classroom, beds for dorm**