Journey to Burundi
John and Caelene were married in 2004 in Cape Town and are based in Texas when they are not in Burundi. They have three wonderful children, Judah, Levi and Victoria.
From Refugee Resettlement work in Texas (working directly with Burundians) to connections with projects in Burundi, by 2014 it became clear to John and Cae that God was leading them to Burundi full time.
By 2016, they were making preparations to move to Burundi. May-July of 2017, the Peakes went through a rigorous missionary training program through Missions Resource Network (See link: http://www.mrnet.org). They arrived in Burundi August of 2017; with the water well project well under way.
The scope of the project continues to grow with the construction of deep wells, water pipes and reservoirs – partnering effectively with churches and NGOs. A large team of Burundian staff are now employed by Think East Africa and doing an excellent job of running the project. John continues to act as project manager. All glory to God for all that He has done in causing this project to be a success. There are many challenges along the way and it is important to remain in prayer.
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