|Doug and Tasha Myers, Missionaries to Swaziland, Africa|
MYERS, Doug and Tasha
Ministry Focus: underprivileged children; training children's workers
Dates in Field: 2004-present (Itinerating October 2012-October 2013)
Doug and Tasha have a passion for underprivileged children and have been training children's workers in churches throughout the nation. They have also begun using sports evangelism as a tool to reach the lost in Swaziland.
Swaziland is struggling with the highest HIV rate in the world which has resulted in the largest percentage of orphans per population of any country in the world. Unemployment stands at approximately 40% while 70% live on less than $1 (US) per day. Swaziland also has the highest Tuberculosis and Pneumonia rates in the world. Ourmission is to empower the local church in Swaziland to be the hands of Christ extended to their communities.