Saturday, November 24, 2012

DIKO Marie’s Story (Niem, Central African Republic)

ELCA World Hunger has released a new video: DIKO Marie’s Story from Niem, Central African Republic (CAR). With a newly constructed spring box, DIKO Marie and her community have access to clean, safe water. They are stronger, healthier and enjoying a better quality of life. This video highlights the work of PASE (French acronym for Water Management Program), a project of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of CAR, supported by the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) and its World Hunger Program. View or download the video and handout at

Joe Troester
Baboua, Central African Republic

Video Credit: Video was produced by Kendal Miller and Mark Wierda at Cultivate Studios [].

Joe and Deborah are ELCA missionaries in Baboua, CAR. Joe serves as technical advisor for PASE, which provides safe drinking water and promotes good hygiene and sanitation for villagers. Pastor Deborah teaches at the Theological School in Baboua. Their daughter, Christa, is a sophomore at Rain Forest International School in Yaoundé, Cameroon. 


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