In the interest of security, the full names of ACM’s Myanmar staff have been withheld.
Joana is the the founder and director of ACM. Retired from a 30-year career at General Motors, she now is a missionary to Myanmar. Joana takes no salary from Asian Children’s Mission to keep overhead costs low. Born and raised in Southern Indiana, she recently relocated to a town near Portland, Oregon to be near her grandchildren. Read Joana’s story here.
Maeram and Joana work closely together on ACM’s educational outreaches. Maeram studied in the US and has chosen to use her considerable skills to help the youth of Burma prepare for a brighter future. Maeram is
married with four children. Her husband, Timothy, leads a Christian video and audio production ministry in Myanmar.
Josiah has many life experiences, as well as being educated in Myanmar. He now leads Hope Children’s Home near Yangon, as well as coordinating resources for Loving Fountain Orphanage Center in Myitkyina. Josiah is also an able translator, and assists with community development efforts. He is married to Phoebe, and they have three sons.
Joel, also known affectionately as Mr. Pung, has spent much of the past two years translating and developing practical lessons to support ACM’s Community Development programs. His wife, Nangram, operates an ACM preschool out of their home. They have three sons. Joel received his master’s degree in India.