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No Longer Invisible

No Longer Invisible

Mai* and her family are Jesus followers⁠ in a Southeast Asian country. Her father is the local pastor of an impoverished village. A few years after she committed her future to God, she joined the OM team in that country and initiated a preschool project in her...

Reaching out to vulnerable families in Cambodia

Reaching out to vulnerable families in Cambodia

Like other countries, COVID-19 has had a major impact on Cambodia these past few months. Many people lost their jobs, especially manual labourers, but even those with good jobs have been laid off as businesses and tourism shut down. In rural villages, people could at...

Practical gifts of love

Practical gifts of love

Deep in the remote rural villages at the Thailand-Myanmar Border, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the livelihood of the largely agrarian communities that reside in these villages. Due to restrictions in their movements, they have not been able to transport their...

Going into the water for Jesus

Going into the water for Jesus

Ork Seyha, 26, teaches English and Computer studies at the OM Cambodia base in Phnom Penh. He encountered OM Cambodia as a young child when he received a Christmas gift pack containing the New Testament from the organisation. After high school, he attended English and...

Impact of COVID-19 at the School of Mercy

Impact of COVID-19 at the School of Mercy

Elin* has been serving at the School of Mercy, Thailand-Myanmar Border, for the last four years as an education consultant. Besides handling different aspects of managing the project, she also teaches English in the school and disciples the children and teachers. When...

Meaningful response in a challenging time

Meaningful response in a challenging time

OM team and volunteers in Indonesia packing supplies for vulnerable communities “I pray that during this trial, they will draw close together and that God will reveal His love and healing to them holistically,” Amy* says as she shares how she and her team have been...

Conflict at the Thailand-Myanmar Border – An Update

Conflict at the Thailand-Myanmar Border – An Update

In November 2019, an armed conflict erupted in a village along the Thailand-Myanmar border between warring factions. Hundreds of villagers were evacuated to a shelter for safety, including children from a ministry run by OM MTI. Some of the children stayed at an evacuation centre, while others were dispersed elsewhere with their families.

Spotlight – Cambodia

Spotlight – Cambodia

Operation Mobilisation (OM) Cambodia, previously part of OM Mercy Teams International
Cambodia, is based in Phnom Penh. OM Cambodia aims to see vibrant communities of
Jesus followers in least reached communities in Cambodia, particularly among the poor and
marginalised. To fulfill its mission in Cambodia, OM provides practical aid and training,
while sharing Jesus with Cambodians and discipling future local leaders.

Spotlight – Indonesia

Spotlight – Indonesia

Indonesia, a diverse archipelago, is one of the world’s most populous country and Southeast Asia’s largest economy. However, there has been a widening gap between the rich and poor. Access to public services like healthcare and education has also been unevenly distributed, preventing marginalised communities from leaving the poverty trap.