Jill & Mike Lowery
Jill & Mike Lowery

[world map] Africa Democratic Republic of the Congo push-pin Democratic Republic of the Congo
[pie chart]98%Support Pledged
Discipleship Discipleship
Training and Capacity Building Training and Capacity Building
Economic Development Economic Development
Jill and Mike work with the Baptist Community of Congo (CBCO), continuing the efforts that American Baptists began in the Democratic Republic of the Congo more than a century ago. Mike serves as pastor of the International Church of Kinshasa, which has a long history of serving English speakers in the capital city. Jill works with Mitendi Women’s Center and Mitendi Primary School, ministering to marginalized and vulnerable young women and children. She is also an advisor to the National Women’s Ministries staff of CBCO.
Projects, Journals & News
| Huge Blessings
| Back-to-School at Mitendi Primary School

It’s back-to-school time for Mitendi Primary School! Lord willing, it will be our final year of squeezing 330+ primary school students into three classrooms at the Mitendi Women’s Center building each day.

| Congo – Mitendi Women’s Center Annual Fund

This Annual Fund provides scholarships for the in-residence training program and also covers the center’s ongoing maintenance and operational support.

| Congo – Mitendi Primary School Annual Fund

The Mitendi Primary School Annual Fund will provide student scholarships and support for the school. These children are the future of the Congo.

| Congo – Mitendi Primary School Building

Four years ago, the Congolese Baptist Women started the Mitendi Primary School using classrooms in the Mitendi Women’s Center.

| Nzunzu!! (Moving Forward)

 I’m so excited to officially announce that we’re building a new building for the Mitendi Primary School (which currently holds classes inside the Mitendi Women’s Center), and thanks to some very generous donors, we’re kicking off the fund-raising with half the funds needed already in hand! Amazing!