STORIES & UPDATES
A NEW SEASON
In December 2022, OM MTI welcomed Grace Lee-Kok as our new Executive Director (ED). To many of us, Grace is not an unfamiliar face. She served in OM MTI for 6 years before transferring to SEAM, another ministry within Operation Mobilisation (OM).
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From Anger to Smiles in Cambodia
When our partners first met Arun and Chhay, Arun was an angry woman struggling to provide for her baby grandson, Chhay. But thankfully, things have now changed for them.
Myanmar Disaster Response Update
In Myanmar, fighting between the military forces and armed groups has been ongoing near the border with Thailand, bringing much destruction to the lives of villagers. A temple in the area was hit by bombs on 06 October 2022 and burned completely to ashes.
Sri Lanka crisis response update
The situation in this South Asian nation remains dire. Food prices are 84% higher than a year ago and fuel, though available, is very expensive.
Teens Camp: “Knowing Your Red Flags”
A total of 36 young people from 11 to 15 years old gathered together to learn about their “Red Flags” at a three-day camp organised by OM Indonesia. Like the red flags at the beach indicating danger when the waves are high, the lives of these young teens have their own red flags.
Ensuring that Children in Cambodia are Not Left Behind
Since he was a young child, 13-year-old Sok* has come to the OM Cambodia base in Phnom Penh for classes. For the past 8 years or so, he has walked or cycled to the base five days a week, rain or shine. From Mondays to Fridays, at half past one in the afternoon, Sok,...
In the midst of a pandemic and political unrest, God provides new ways to help those in need.
Nine months ago, Simon* would have never imagined that God would lead him on such a faith journey as He did in November this year. After leaving the mission field since the onset of the Covid pandemic, he had finally managed to return to a town near the...
Challenges of relief response in Myanmar
Every humanitarian situation has unique challenges. When hundreds of thousands of Syrians, Iraqis and Afghans poured through Southern Europe, relief agencies were already stretched by responses in Syria, Nepal and the Central African Republic. Countless families stood...
Sharing God’s love amidst Myanmar’s spiraling Covid-19 crisis
Lisa* felt feverish as she called the supplier to order the second batch of food items for the food distribution in the village. Together with 15 other youths and 2 young sons living with her, she was tested positive for Covid-19. Living at the border area of...