28 Jul

Mindoro Floods & Earthquake

Mindoro island in the Philippines, is again experiencing major flooding, with houses being washed away and crops destroyed, and a subsequent strong earthquake has shaken locals even more. We have received the following report from our Field Coordinator, Ps Danny Macuha: “Due to non-stop heavy rain (July 20-July 26) caused by southwest monsoon and Typhoon Fabian, five rivers in Mindoro Island were overflowed and hundreds of houses were flooded. Some of our co-labourers affected were forced to evacuate together with thousand...

National Leaders - SE Asia
21 Jul

Supporting National Leaders & Partners

As the Covid19 pandemic continues to spread around the world, our co-workers and ministry partners across the Asia-Pacific region and Africa continue to faithfully minister and reach out to their communities – but they urgently need our help! While we are able to enjoy relative freedom here in NZ from the Covid-19 pandemic, most of the countries that we operate in are experiencing major challenges through further restrictions and lockdowns – especially with the upsurge of cases through the Delta variant. Many...

01 Jun

MYANMAR / THAILAND – Relief for Karen Refugees

Our leaders at MVThailand report that they are “very thankful to God for His protection upon MVT’s pastors and their team as they bring foodstuffs to the Karen Refugees at the border” and added that “many refugees came out and took the foodstuffs near the river … Praise God!” MVT’s pastors also managed to treat the children with noodles at one of the houses belonging to a local Myanmarese. Donate to Myanmarese Relief(state purpose when making donation) Your donation, of...

24 May

Ripples from Guatemala

The Story of Pastor Tomás Tomás Guzaro’s life could have been nothing more than living and dying in a small village in Guatemala. But God had other plans. Tomás was born a farmer, the son of a Mayan priest. His village in the mountains was poor, and soon became even poorer due to surrounding conflict between the government and rebel groups. A full-blown civil war raged by the time Tomás was a teenager. But Tomás had made an important choice in his...

10 May

INDIA – Pray for all affected by the Covid19 pandemic

As India struggles to cope with the Covid19 crisis, our India office directors share with ‘Pray As One‘ some urgent prayer requests and an update us on how they – and the national leaders they are responsible for across India – are responding. Click above to donate any amount towards the relief effort through MotiVate and MVIndia Video for MV India Office Directors – recorded for Pray As One – May 2021 Video Transcript: M: Thank...

16 Apr

TONGA – Radio Station Building Update

A big MALO ÁUPITO to HRH Princess Siu’ilikutapu and all who are praying and supporting the radio station, as the work progresses and we look forward to moving in to the new station building. Video report from Willy Florian, Station Manager Your donation, of any amount, will help make sure the work is completed well and in good time. ...

22 Jan

VANUATU – Building a future at Victory School of Hope

Victory School of Hope serves a very needy community in Blacksands, an informal peri-urban community just outside the municipality of Port Vila in Vanuatu. Many of its residents have been displaced by multiple natural disasters, many being from Tanna Island. Victory School of Hope, Blacksands (near Port Vila) In 2012, Victory Church Port Vila opened a school in Blacksands to address the need for education in the community. Previously, Victory School of Hope ran classes up to grade 5 but the facilities...

15 Jan

FIJI – Re-building on Mali after Cyclone Yasa

Cyclone Yasa – one of the strongest storms ever recorded – caused major destruction across much of Fiji on 17 December. Entire villages have been flattened and thousands of people are now homeless. Our Field Administrator for Missionary Ventures Fiji, Mere Kato, has been able to travel to her island (Mali) with a carpenter and his family. They’re accompanied by 6 young indo-Fijian men who are former students at a school where Mere once taught. Two are electricians and the rest...

07 Jan

TONGA – The containers have arrived. The work can begin!

While broadcasts continue from the current Tonga Christian Radio building – impacting lives across Tonga – work is about to start on the new building, based around two 40ft shipping containers. The first container arrived on-site in September, and the second container – loaded with 1.8kms of timber, insulation panels, wall-board, office/studio furniture, computer systems and broadcast equipment – finally arrived at Nuku-alofa wharf on 20 December and is now also on-site. Joel and Ofa loading 1.8kms of timber at...

07 Nov

Typhoons sweep across Philippines and Vietnam

Over the past two weeks, two powerful typhoons – including Rolly (aka Goni), the world’s strongest typhoon so far this year – have caused major destruction in parts of the Philippines and Vietnam Ps Rolly Vasey, Field Coordinator for Cebu, is part of a ministerial group organising urgent supplies for the Bicol region – one of the hardest hit areas. Ps Danny Macuha, our Field Coordinator for Batangas and Mindoro sent us this report earlier today, which highlights the very real struggles...