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Haiti Wins International Business Plan Competition

On Friday evening, we held our International Business Plan Competition with 6 countries competing for the trophy. This is the first time Haiti has managed to bring a competitor and who knew that Haiti would be taking the trophy home on their first time competing. As Debra Schlaht announced Rosela St. Vil as our 2017 International Business Plan Competition Winner, shouts of joy rang throughout the banquet hall and there was an uproar of cheering. As Rosela walked up towards […]

October 25th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Tanzania – Land of Opportunity

Pastors, teachers, business people, and would-be entrepreneurs gathered at the Kanisa La Baptist – Mtwara (The Baptist Church of Mtwara) Tanzania in late June. No one could have imagined the transformation of understanding of God’s plans for these students and their businesses. This class was sponsored by Missio Dei Church Asheville, NC led by David Lindrum. David had heard about Nehemiah Project and Biblical Entrepreneurship through his connection with Dr. Case Thorpe of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando. What a great blessing to […]

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Fighting Poverty and Malnutrition in Madagascar Through a Quail Business

When Mbola enrolled in the Biblical Entrepreneurship class in Madagascar in 2014, she had no idea that God would give her a vision to start a business to fight poverty and malnutrition in her country. Before joining the Biblical Entrepreneurship class, she had just turned 40 years-old and she fasted asking the Lord to give her something to focus on. Soon after, someone invited her to join the Biblical Entrepreneurship program sponsored by her church in partnership with the First […]

September 5th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |

Twelve Countries Came Together for Nehemiah Week Asia

It was during our January 2017 sustainable mission trip hosted by Nehemiah Project Asia that I cast the vision for Nehemiah Week Asia. Annie Choo, who is always ready for a challenge, embraced the vision and committed to making it happen this year. Her response was no surprise since it was during her first visit to Nehemiah Week 2015 in Orlando that she caught the fire and the vision to establish Nehemiah Project Asia. Using her own resources and influence, […]

August 15th, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: , |

Nehemiah Project Responds Through Sustainable Missions

Over one and one half billion people live on less than the equivalent of $1.25 per day. And this number is touted as a great improvement over two billion in 1990. Most American’s pay double that for their morning cup of coffee! How do parents provide housing, food, clothing and an education for their children? This is not God’s design for His people. He is a God of extreme abundance, not lack. He has provided land that is filled with natural […]

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: , |

Biblical Entrepreneurship Creates Jobs in Madagascar

Biblical Entrepreneurship Creates Jobs in Madagascar

When First Presbyterian Church of Orlando decided to bring Biblical Entrepreneurship into Madagascar six years ago, they had no idea that they will be asked to assist with the economic recovery of the country.

In a country with more than 60% unemployment rate, anything that could help create jobs is always welcomed. Since Madagascar plunged into political unrest in 2009 with the removal of their democratically-elected president, its economy which was on the verge of recovery […]

July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Sustainable Missions|Tags: |