Hundreds of businesses re-launched!

In November of 2014, Typhoon Yolanda tore through the central Philippines and laid waste everything in its path – whole towns, homes, schools, churches, and businesses. T-Ventures joined WorldVenture’s rebuilding efforts and focused on re-starting small family businesses.
After about 15 months, we are reaching the end of the rebuilding phase. We will have final numbers in a couple months- but hundreds of small businesses have been re-launched. They include fishing, small farms, home-based stores, delivery services, commodities distribution, etc. Our collective work has helped thousands of people get their lives back on track.

All this activity was started by Mark and Darlene Godfrey, T-Ventures team members based in New Hampshire. Rather quickly, local business people took over and have done a great job running a compassionate, rigorous system.

The business re-start effort has been conducted for all residents in our target areas with no strings attached. We’ve simply been demonstrating the love of God in a […]