Irene Mwasanga – Tanzania

Senior Training Associate

A true Olympian, Irene represented Tanzania in the 1980 Olympics in Moscow. Still a lover of sports (likely one of the countless reasons she is so effective at reaching out to young people), Irene enjoys tennis and golf as well as watching soccer matches. Today, though, her focus on winning is about souls, not medals. Her favorite Bible verse is Jeremiah 1:5: “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” Irene is married to Jackson and is the mother of 7. She serves as a member of the Senior African Leadership Team (SALT), the small group of African nationals who, along with the Larmeys, are the primary overseers of the mission across 14 countries in Africa. Irene is still very much in the race, leading club, reaching out to do contact work with kids, and leading girls’ Bible study.

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