Dr. Heather Marten is a missionary pediatrician to the nation of Zambia in south-central Africa. As the director of both a local HIV clinic and a rural clinic, a participant in a mobile cervical cancer screening clinic, and the coordinator of a program focused on helping new missionaries discern who they might be involved in compassion ministries in Africa, she uses her knowledge and experience in pediatrics and tropical medicine to bring both spiritual and physical hope and healing to the Zambian people.
ZambiaZambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in south-central Africa (although some sources consider it part of East Africa). The capital city is Lusaka, located in the south-central part of Zambia. The population is concentrated mainly around Lusaka in the south and the Copperbelt Province to the northwest, the core economic hubs of the country. According to the 2010 Zambian census, Zambia's population was 13,092,666. Zambia is significantly ethnically diverse, with a total of 73 ethnic tribes. An introductory prayer guide for Zambia can be found at the Operation World website. For a much more extensive guide to praying for Zambia, consider purchasing the Operation World book (see our affiliate disclosure). Additional items for prayer can be found in this Prayercast for Zambia.
Beauty Ndoro and her husband of Zimbabwe were recruited by Servant Partners to serve in Mexico (they have served in both Mexico and Nicaragua). Nairobi Chapel, a non-denominational church in Kenya, has sent church planters to Chicago, London, Sydney, and Christchurch. San Francisco is their next target city.