Skill/gift: Many of the rural mountain villages are home to herds of goats and sheep, many households own a cow or two, on the high altitudes people heard yaks.
We are looking for a vet or person with rich experience in herd health, population, simple practises for people to increase their products from these animals as well as value chain evaluation and possibly supporting small business on village and community level.
We are looking for an adventurous person willing to live in the remote mountain area of Central Asia learn a minority language and spend quality time with people in small villages.
We already have existing relationships in these villages through other agricultural projects and would like to extend into this area. Visiting with the rural people always means not just work but also receiving hospitality and sharing life and stories from the “Good Book”.
As soon as possible
"If you are starting out on the language and culture learning journey or if you have been at it a while and are feeling tired and despondent, I encourage you to persevere. To stick with it and pray for strength to continue. Keep asking questions and keep learning about the culture," urges Beth.
Trabajadores de OM en Asia Central forman relaciones con mujeres que la sociedad desprecia, mostrando que no son menos; son amadas.
“I love hearing from the local people here about the workers that have gone before us who have now returned to their passport countries,” shares Beth. “I hear stories like: ‘She taught me to quilt’ or ‘She gave me this recipe’ or ‘She taught me how to set a table for foreigners.’ And, of course, the best stories begin: ‘She taught me about Jesus.’ These are the things those who have gone before us have left behind.”
Después de años de vivir entre un grupo apartado de personas no alcanzadas, los obreros de OM ven a Dios atraer a los primeros creyentes locales a sí mismos.
After years of living among a remote unreached people group, OMers see God draw the first local believers to Himself.
“If I am completely honest, I think I spent our first two years in Central Asia longing to go home to our home country (or even to the USA where we had lived for a short while),” admits Beth. “I would pray: Your will God but deep down I was hoping that His will was that we wouldn’t be here long.”