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18
Sep

Long Pa

A victim of paternal abandonment from a very young age, Long was reared by his mom and grandma until he was able to finish the 7th Grade. He had been exposed to a number of manual labor, the longest being an apprentice cane furniture carpenter for three years. After having been involved in the repair

18
Sep

Raksmey So

After finishing the 9th Grade, Raksmey went on to apprentice with her mom for three years, working as a cook for a rich family of business people in Takeo capital. Her marriage with Visal is blessed with a son (Viseth) that is equally a blessing to all of us in KYDC as are his parents.

18
Sep

Visal Chan

This mild-mannered bear-man from Prey Veng Province is such a gift to KYDC and the PaP Team. After a very disappointing and discouraging clerkship in a government office in their province, he lost interest in nearly anything to the point of quitting at the second year of his bachelor’s degree in Management. Then came Jesus

18
Sep

Pidor Khat

Presently serving as the Secretary for the District 2 Youth Committee, a church planter and youth leader in their home church, Pidor further expresses her love for ministering to the young people by taking in the responsibility of serving as KYDC’s Dorm Parent. Even though the economic pressures in the family deprived her of a

15
Sep

Ngorn Bou

For construction, innovations, repair and maintenance stuff, Ngorn is our man.  He was only able to finish Grade 7 due to a rather notorious past as a teenager, but through informal apprenticeship, and sheer hard work, Ngorn was able to equip himself in various essential life skills from masonry, carpentry, metal works, electrical, electronics and

15
Sep

Thuren Pin

This humble lady with a contagious laughter is another wonder of God’s transforming power. She was one of the first three children’s ministers that Rowena has mentored in Takeo since 1997. But having attended only the Fifth Grade, Thuren grew up through adolescence with a very low self-esteem. After staying with the Estrebilla’s for one

15
Sep

Rotha Voeun

As the better half of Pastor Poeun, Rotha’s testimony is an inspiration and encouragement to the average Cambodian youth. Challenged with poverty and early loss of their father at the age of three, she was only able to finish Grade 6 when her grandmother pleaded with the Estrebilla’s to take her in so as to

15
Sep

Poeun Ouch

Pastor Poeun, like Brother Kem, has also graduated from CBI’s Church Planter and Pastoral Ministry Training Program. He was part of the first batch of ESL students taught by Rowena in 2001 and came to know the Lord as he and his classmates joined their mentors’ dare to grow their class and start their own

15
Sep

Kem Sreng

Brother Kem is one of the early disciples that helped the Estrebilla’s found a local NGO – the Light of Life Cambodia (LLC) in Takeo Province, which he is now currently serving as OIC Director. He graduated from Cambodia Bible Institute’s two-year basic Church Planter and Pastoral Ministry Training Program and is now helping his

15
Sep

Rowena Estrebilla

Coming in to Cambodia shortly after having been married to Jose in 1996, Rowena has found much of her life closely woven with the fabric of the Cambodian church’s growth, especially in the area of children’s ministry. She is a licensed teacher by profession, with years of experience in early childhood education. By taking in

23
Aug

Hose Estrebilla

An ordained minister and appointed missionary of the Philippines General Council of the Assemblies of God, Jose is among the pioneer group of AG missionaries who started planting churches in the rural communities of Takeo Province, Cambodia since 1994. His years of experience in pastoral ministry, denominational leadership and holistic church/community empowerment, are now coming