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Trans World radio:
creating a global support
network for women
Project hannah is the women’s ministry of
Trans World radio (T Wr). Internationally
launched 60 years ago, TWr’s global outreach engages millions in more than 160
countries and in 230 languages. reaching
beyond geographic, political or societal
barriers, physical disabilities and literacy
issues, TWr speaks hope to the world.
The life-changing Project hannah ministry
was begun in 1997.
maker is the Canadian
speaks to women’s
groups and churches
about Project hannah
and ministering to
women – the world’s
people group. Millions
of women worldwide suffer through pov-
erty, disease, domestic violence, human
trafficking and slavery, rape and sexual
abuse, spiritual bondage and they are
denied basic human rights.
Project hannah offers compassion
and hope by introducing women to
Jesus and sharing his love for them.
Women find their dignity and value in
God’s kingdom and experience peace,
security and joy in spite of distressing
and discouraging situations.
Women of hope, Project hannah’s
flagship radio program airing in over 60
languages, reaches women with spiritual
teaching and practical advice around the
world. A network of in-country groups offer friendship, prayer and tangible help.
Project hannah distributes a monthly
prayer calendar in 79 languages in 120
countries. Shoemaker says, “With over
40,000 intercessors praying the same
prayer requests every day, this is the
most important aspect of the Project
To learn more about Project hannah
or to join the prayer team, visit www.
twrcanada.org/ph, email Shoemaker
at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone at
Yonge Street Mission
“My passion is what also breaks my
heart – the conditions of the poor and
vulnerable. It was clear that I had to become an advocate and agent for change,”
stated Angie Draskovic, president and
CEo of The Yonge Street Mission ( YSM).
Draskovic was appointed president
and CEo in June 2013 and brought with
her over 25 years of business, non-profit
and social enterprise experience.
She pursued a business education,
which led to a successful career in telecommunications. But it was a prayerful
process centred on the promise of Ephesians 2: 10 that had the greatest influence
on her journey.
“My faith shapes my character and
greatly contributes to how I lead,” she
added. “Great leaders are in pursuit of
goals greater than
themselves and their
passion inspires others
to want to accomplish
those goals too.”
firmly believing in
creativity and collab-
approach to leadership
builds on YSM’s strengths while taking
very seriously the need to achieve greater
outcomes for people living with poverty in
Toronto. “Large-scale complex societal
issues will involve organizations working
together, which requires collaborative
leadership and the courage to take a dif-
To young women who are considering
their callings, Draskovic advises, “have
confidence, be authentic and do the work
– leadership is work. But above all, stay
close to God and devote yourselves to
becoming who he made you to be.”
for more information on how you can
be an agent for change, visit www.ysm.ca.