I started volunteering in the Children's Ministry when I was just a teenager, fast forward almost a decade later I'm now serving as the Public Relations Officer for this incredible organisation. I also have the honour and privilege of reading and editing all the programmes reports and I am always so humbled and equally amazed when I see how people's lives are being touched. Imagine how much of an impact has been made in the past 30 years!
Every time, there's something new and incredible that makes me thank God for being a part of this organisation. I can first and foremost attest to the work that God has put in me through Love Botswana Outreach Mission of "Developing Leaders For Africa." Love Botswana succeeds also because of its values of Faith, Integrity, Relationships, and Excellence. This is true God-ordained work.
I have been part of the programs from Love Botswana Outreach since I was 12 years old, attending the school, participating in Reach For Life,Creative Arts,Fire By Nite,Sunday Discipleship and Sunday services. It was a time where I was developed into the leader i am today. I am grateful for an opportunities presented to me through this organisation, my life is forever impacted.
My wife and I visited the children often while living in Botswana. Great place and great people with a heart to help the people of Botswana. Showing the love of Christ by helping love the community of Maun and it's children.
If you are looking for a ministry that changes people's lives long term, this is it! I have seen how they have transformed a village in many ways for the past 25 years. Their school, life centre, youth ministry etc. I wish their model would be repeated in many other places all over Botswana. Inspiring work that empowers the local people to be better in everything they do.
Keep it going Jerry and Jana! God bless you!
This non profit has changed my life in numerous ways and has added quality of purpose to my life. The Founders and Staff are committed to their roles within the organisation. They are committed to each individual they come into contact with. There is no challenge too big or hurt too small not to receive their full attention. Everything they do is done in a spirit of excellence and accountability. The heart of this non profit is to reach people and improve people's lives. It gets a 5 star rating from me.
Love Botswana, Ministries, Missions, International School - are each excellent examples of the great commission that Christ called each of His followers to in the 28th chapter of the book of Matthew: Matthew 28:19
“Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:” I left a piece of my heart at Love Botswana and I haven't been the same since I left. The Lackey's put me right to work, and they made me feel that my small contributions (electrical wk. & a little preaching) were valued and appreciated. Each of you at Love Botswana Is also valued And appreciated - I still miss you all to this day ... may the Lord watch between me and thee while we are absent one from another Amen.
Where do I begin? Well, in 2015 I was invited to Maun for an Arts Festival that opened up the opportunity for me to interact with the Love Botswana family. I call them a family because of the similarities they portrayed that remind me of my own loving family. During a day dedicate to community outreach, I shared my testimony with the scholars they work with and since then I don't dream of living my life any other way. Love means that we are capable of igniting love in the hearts of others. Love Botswana has that effect. The spirit of volunteerism and compassion is easily transferable. Since my first encounter with these ministers of the Gospel, I have gone back to give what God has placed in my heart. I am honored to have met such greatness in my time. May God bless you to continue doing the blessed work you do and enable you spiritually, mentally and financially.
I've known the Lackey's for my entire life and not only are they such incredible individuals but they have dedicated their lives to empower Batswana people. I've grown to see the investments they have made to equip their community not only through physical establishments (such as the baby house, school and church) but also through mentoring Motswana people so that they too can make a difference in their community.Their impact on this community will be a lasting footprint in Maun.
I have had the great privilege of being associated with this amazing NPO for almost 19 (nineteen years) now. It has been my personal pleasure to work with this amazing NPO and to be inspired by the work that they do. They have a great heart for community engagement and for being relevant and giving back to every community they are connected to. In a world where many are selfish and just living for themselves, they are setting the standard for us all and are a fitting example and role models to be emulated. We are encouraged by this NPO and I do not hesitate to recommend them in any capacity whatsoever. They have my unqualified support and eternal appreciation! -Pearl Kupe (International Governmental Consultant), Executive Committee Member, African Women Leaders Forum, IMF (International Ministers Fellowship Global Executive Council Member) and WE CARE International President/CEO
I first got to know about this non- profit when I was doing my thirds year field work placement as a social work student. I was exposed to different cases that really exposed me to the human struggle and the problems at the grassroots levels in rural Botswana. I continued to work with this non-profit when I stared working in a job position at the local hospital Letsholathebe Memorial Hospital. The lackeys ministries under the Love Botswana outreach mission would bring the clients especially from Lorato house which are mostly neglected or disabled children to all their medical appointments and even seeked hep from my office as a clinical social worker for counseling and further referral. This non profit works even beyond their working hours because this line of work has a lot of emergencies.