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“Though I was blind, now I see.” —John 9:25

Companionship Facilitator, Joining Hands Against Hunger, Peru

Jenny Koball coordinates the Young Adult Volunteer (YAV) program in Peru, organizing volunteer and cultural immersion experiences in Peru for young adults from the US and shepherding them, and the receiving organizations in a year of service, mutual learning, and building Christian community. Rev. Jed Koball, who has been serving as a mission co-worker in Peru since 2009, accompanies the Joining Hands network, identifying and interpreting the root causes of poverty in Peru, such as mining contamination, global warming, and unfair trade agreements. In this capacity, Jed facilitates the relationship between the Joining Hands network in Peru and PC(USA) congregations as together they develop strategies to address these daunting problems. Home presbytery/church: Hudson River/Broad Street Presbyterian Church, Columbus, OH


Mission Worker:  The Rev. Jed and Jenny Koball