|Endowment with a difference|
The 21st century is bringing massive changes. World mission responsibility is being taken up by the global church, not just the ‘West’! New waves of mission are flowing from the global south.
Many of these global south mission workers come from the newer mission contexts of Latin America, Asia, Africa and East Europe. Most of these countries are in less affluent contexts (LACs), when compared with the ‘West’.
11% of Interserve’s 800+ mission Partners come from such LACs and newer mission contexts. We expect this to grow to 50% in the next 8-10 years!
Interserve International has established an innovative endowment fund to cover the essential cost of these mission workers. Income generated by the endowment fund will be used to:
Income will first be used to cover central ministry costs up to the percentage of partners from LAC. Once the central ministry costs have been covered, any excess income will be assigned in the following ways:
Alternative ways to Contribute
1. You leave the endowment with Interserve and choose the type of investment fund (as described above, making use of the Trust)
The simple concept: