The Savaikos' Story
There are almost 2,000 languages spoken in the world today without any Scripture in them. The Savaikos desire to bring the Word of God to unreached people groups who have no access to Scripture in their own language. Rose and Ben work with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Tanzania. Rose works directly with translating the Bible, and Ben works in operations, helping run other aspects of the office.
The Savaikos are currently serving a two-year commitment with the intention to stay long-term. Since their ministry budget is fully dependent on raising financial support, they greatly appreciate any and all gifts.
Tanzania is more than twice the size of California. Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa with an elevation of 19,341 feet. Tanzania’s median age is 17.3. The country is ranked #4 in the world for deaths due to HIV/AIDS. Agriculture includes coffee, sisal, tea, cotton, cashew nuts, tobacco, cloves, corn, wheat, bananas, cattle, sheep and goats. Industry includes agricultural processing, mining, oil refining, etc.