Global Partners

Our global partners are experts in their regions, and each supports local churches with resources, training, strategic planning, and accountability.

AECM West Africa Team

Countries: Ghana, Benin, Togo, Nigeria
People groups served: Watchi and Sola in Togo, Sahoue in Benin, Ahlon in Ghana

African Evangelical Christian Mission (AECM) has been a Mission ONE partner since 2006. AECM’s ministry includes evangelism, discipleship, and church planting. They train pastors and missionaries through an extensive network of local churches. 

Many of the rural villages in West Africa worship idols and are in bondage to demonic spirits. AECM has a special emphasis on sharing the Gospel of Christ in such villages. Today, a church, a school, and a clinic are established in Benin. All are helping elevate the people out of spiritual and physical poverty.

Kensud East Africa Team

Countries: Kenya, South Sudan
People groups served: Pokot, Marakwet, Tugen, Kacipo, Toposa, Dinga, Lotukho

Kensud Medical Mission Trust has been a Mission ONE partner since 2000. Kensud’s ministry includes medical missions, evangelism, and church planting. Their ministry activities include medical clinics, nursing, community health outreaches, working with women, and conference speaking—all with an evangelistic focus.

Kensud is led by Willy Komen. They work in remote areas of northern Kenya and South Sudan alongside local churches. Kensud often establishes medical clinics in areas where there are none, or revitalizes a clinic that has been shut down. The clinic is staffed with a Christian nurse and stocked with very basic medical supplies.

MUPE East Africa Team

Countries: Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
People groups served: Kenya: Duruma, Digo, Boni, Turkana, Maasai, Ogiek. South Sudan: Jie, Toposa, Nyangatom, Boya, Dinka; Tanzania: Wakuria, Maasai, Murle, Musoma, Wakenye, Wagogo, Wasibiti, Wakiroba, Barbaig; Uganda: Gulu

Mission To Unreached People (MUPE) East Africa has been a Mission ONE partner since 2000. MUPE’s ministry includes evangelism and church planting. Ministry activities include prayer meetings, open air meetings, Jesus Film showings, hospital visits, and mission-mobilization seminars.

MUPE East Africa is led by Hannington and Agnes Munyao. After he and Agnes spent time in Sudan as missionaries, Hannington’s heart for Christ and passion for missions resulted in the founding of MUPE. His desire is to mobilize the African church to send out African missionaries with African funding to unreached people in Africa.

NEO Kenya Team

Countries: Kenya
People groups served: Over 37 different Kenyan tribes

National Evangelical Outreach (NEO) Kenya has been a Mission ONE partner since 1991. NEO’s ministry includes evangelism, church planting, and leadership training. Evangelistic activities include house to house visitation, praying for the sick, open air meetings, radio ministry, prayer meetings, literature distribution, and working with refugees. The NEO Kenya Team is being used by God to plant churches that are in turn planting more churches. A growing priority is the training of local pastors and elders so that the church may be grounded in truth and refute false teaching.

NEO is led by Wilfred Githongo. Mission ONE founder Bob Schindler met Wilfred on his first mission trip to Africa in 1988. God used Wilfred’s testimony and ministry to deeply influence Bob’s heart, which led to Mission ONE's founding in 1991. Bob and Wilfred have maintained a close friendship ever since.

 

NEO Kenya: Kijabe Women's Team

Countries: Kenya
People groups served: Kikuyu, Maasai, Turkana

National Evangelical Outreach (NEO) Kenya / Kijabe Women has been a Mission ONE partner since 2007. Their ministry includes evangelism and holistic outreach primarily to destitute women and children. Ministry activities include visiting and praying for the sick, literature distribution, door-to-door evangelism, open-air evangelism, counseling, children’s feeding programs, vocational training, refugee ministry, and an AIDS program.

This team is led by Rahab Githongo Wairimu. Before her husband, Wilfred, became a Christian, their home was a “nightmare.” Having experienced the transforming power of Christ in her husband’s life and her own, Rahab now has a deep desire to share Christ’s love and hope with those who are still suffering in the bondage and consequences of sin.

EFCS South Sudan Team

Countries: South Sudan
People groups served: Lopit, Tennet, Acholi, Madi, Lango, Didinga, Dinka, Murle, Latuka, Lolubo, Nuer

Evangelical Free Church of Sudan (EFCS) has been a Mission ONE partner since 1992. EFCS’s ministry includes evangelism, church planting, and leadership training. Activities include “replanting” the church in South Sudan after decades of civil war, encouraging pastors, children’s ministry, praying for the sick, Bible study, and vocational/theological training for church leaders.

EFCS is led by Severino Maira Janus. Severino is the co-founder of the Evangelical Free Church in his country. Mission ONE Founder Bob Schindler met Severino on his first mission trip to Africa in 1988 while Severino was a student at Moffat College of the Bible in Kijabe, Kenya. Severino had a strong call and passion to take the Word of God back into his war-torn country regardless of the risk to his own life. He is now mentoring young men to follow Christ with that same kind of commitment.

 

ROM South Sudan Team

Countries: South Sudan
People groups served: ?

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Ethiopia Teams

Countries: Ethiopia
People groups served: Amhara, Gurage, Oromo, Tegri, Gamo, Wolo, Hadiya, Kembata, and Selti groups

Since 2000, Mission ONE has partnered with missionary teams from three denominations in Ethiopia: Addis Kidan Baptist Church (AKBC); Emmanuel United Church of Ethiopia (EUCE); and Ethiopian Guenet Church (EGC). Their ministries include evangelism, church planting, and leadership training. Their activities include preaching, street evangelism, crusades, literature distribution, praying for the sick, personal visitation, Sunday school, children’s ministry, and community development. 

Negash Gemeda serves Mission ONE as the team leader for all three Ethiopian teams. He mentors, trains, and leads monthly prayer times with the missionaries. These three teams have had fruitful outreach, primarily among Ethiopian Orthodox and Muslim communities.

 

Middle East Team

Countries: Names of countries withheld for security reasons
People groups served: Dr., Sh., Su., Be., Al., Ku.

The Middle East Team has been a Mission ONE partner since 2003. Their ministry includes evangelism, church planting, leadership training, and holistic outreach. They work in urban and rural regions among Muslim background peoples. Their activities include literature distribution, home group meetings, Kids Clubs, medical teams, women’s ministry, refugee ministry, vocational training, micro-enterprise, and various kinds of mercy ministry.

The Middle East team has helped 2,300 families survive the trauma of Syria’s war. Their work addresses: 1) social cohesion for children, 2) food security and nutrition, 3) shelter and settlement, 4) economic sustainability, and 5) spiritual redemption. This team is led by believers who have labored together effectively for many years. They serve as strong mentors to a church of first-generation, Muslim-background believers.

Due to security concerns, more detailed information is being withheld.

RPCP Pakistan Team

Countries: Pakistan
People groups served: Various

Reformed Presbyterian Church in Pakistan (RPCP) has been a Mission ONE partner since 1996. RPCP’s ministry includes evangelism, church planting, and pastoral training. Their ministry activities include holistic outreach in the form of humanitarian aid to those in deep poverty, flood victims, refugees, etc.

Due to security concerns, more detailed information is being withheld.

CWC India Team

Countries: India, Sri Lanka
People groups served: Jennu Kurubas, Betta Kurubas, Soligas, Lambhanis, Yerravas, Senthali Tribals, Bulji Naidu, 24 tribal villages, 7 forest tribals

Cornerstone World Challenge (CWC) India has been a Mission ONE partner since 1992. CWC’s ministry includes evangelism, discipleship, and church planting. Activities include personal evangelism, literature distribution, open air meetings, praying for the sick and oppressed, discipleship training for new believers, medical missions, gospel film screenings, orphan care, and church services and mercy ministry for a leper colony.

CWC is led by Mrs. Queeny Stephen, whose husband Pastor A. Stephen, was the Founder and Director of CWC until he passed away in early 2012. Pastor Stephen had a burning heart and passion for reaching the unreached with the gospel of Christ. Pastor Stephen had an amazing testimony of how God’s grace through Christ lifted him from darkness to light—from despair to hope. God transformed him from a suicidal young Hindu to a faith-filled preacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

For many years, CWC evangelistic teams have systematically spread the good news of Christ in India from village to village — through preaching the Word of God and literature distribution. Hundreds of thousands of gospel tracts and booklets have been handed out to eager recipients.

MEM Thailand Team

Countries: Thailand
People groups served: Isan, Lao, Thai

Mekong Evangelical Mission (MEM) Thailand has been a Mission ONE partner since 1995. Their ministry includes evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and leadership training. Activities include Bible teaching and seminary, church growth/development, radio ministry, orphan care, pastoring, and children’s education through MEM Christian School.

MEM Thailand is led by Dr. Chansamone and Pon Saiyasak. When he was young, Chansamone's family fled their homeland as refugees from the Vietnam War and settled in the USA. A church visited them in the “projects,” and eventually everyone in the Saiyasak family converted from Buddhism to faith in Christ. Years later, Chansamone surrendered to God’s ministry call, earned a doctor’s degree in missiology, and returned to Southeast Asia to share the truth of God’s Word.

 

Southeast Asia Cross-Cultural Team

Countries: Restricted access countries in Southeast Asia
People groups served: Ya-Hern tribe, Ta-seng tribe, Katang tribe, La-Wae tribe, La-wen tribe, Ta-oy tribe, A-lak tribe, Nge tribe, Ka-too tribe, Oy tribe, Phuthai tribe, Soy tribe, In-see tribe, Phuthai tribe, Ma-gong tribe, Katang tribe, Tree tribe, Ta-oy tribe, Hmong tribe, Khmu tribe, Man tribe, Meuy tribe, Thai Dum tribe

Mekong Evangelical Mission (MEM) Cross-Cultural has been a Mission ONE partner since 2008. MEM Cross-Cultural’s ministries include evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and leadership training. Their holistic outreach includes ministering to families of persecuted believers, occupation/agricultural development, and educational/literacy programs.

Due to security concerns, more detailed information is being withheld. 

 

TN Nepal Team

Countries: Nepal
People groups served: Danuwars, Dalits, Newars, Chhetri, Brahmin, Bhutanese, Nepali, other mixed groups

Transformation Nepal (TN) has been a Mission ONE partner since 2009. TN Nepal’s ministry includes evangelism, discipleship, church planting, and leadership training. Their holistic ministry activities include church and hospital visitation, preaching in different churches, encouragement of church leaders, income generation projects, medical camps, and adult literacy classes.

This team is led by Bishwa and Ramila Karmacharya. Although raised in a high-caste Hindu family, Bishwa was converted to Christ as a young man and surrendered to God’s call to ministry. His heart’s desire is to train church leaders in Nepal, especially in the ministry of church planting among unreached people. Ramila has a significant outreach to women and a growing vision to help women find their “rest in God and be women of God’s own heart.”

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