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"building people to build nations"

Some of the REI Indonesia team in front of the new dehydrator designed by a REI apprentice, built by locals, final assembly overseen by another REI apprentice

We send long-term staff and short-term professionals 

to train leaders in emerging nations so that they

can train others - building their nations and

bringing hope to future generations.


The work of REI is diverse in each emerging nation where we focus. Through education and medicine, business and agriculture, our highly skilled staff are training and developing others in six locations in Asia and Africa.

As a non-profit, our organization and staff are financially supported by monthly and annual donations. Give today to be a part of building people to build nations! 

REI staff and apprentices partner long-term in six locations in Asia and Africa, and volunteers take annual short-term trips. If your professional goals for international development match ours, come with us!

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January 17, 2023

by Tracy Pickett, Staff Care Specialist, REI HQ

Living in Cameroon, West Africa, was a dream-come-true: new culture, stimulating experiences, and serving together with revered global workers. With my enthusiasm came some stressors, forcing me outside my comfort zone. Perhaps this is what opened my eyes the most in my work as a counselor: coming alongside those who struggled with team relationship issues, marriage stressors, issues surrounding their children, burnout, and responses to crisis . . .

Misty Slopes

"People of emerging nations filled with hope

as their countries are developed and their lives transformed"

East Java, Indonesia

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