Thrive Staff

Thrive Staff: James Woller

My journey arriving at Thrive is scattered with God’s grace and sovereignty. But, that has been the case with every major life transition I have made. What ultimately brought me to Thrive is my passion to join a movement that helps lift others out of poverty. I hate poverty. God’s

Thrive Staff: Somy Winardi

I got to know Thrive through Dale, whom I had known for more than 10 years as part of the Pastors and Leaders group in the Greater Toronto Area. Soon I discovered that Dale went to Africa often with a  mission to end extreme poverty through the Thrive organization. Over

Thrive Staff: Paul Weigel

O4O Staff: Paul Weigel

I first heard about Thrive in the early stages of its conception. Margaret (my wife) and I had reconnected with Dale and Linda around our common interest in sailing. About that time Dale and Linda had both made significant life changes in order to follow their vision of building a

Thrive Staff: Esther Siret

O4O Staff: Esther Siret

While I was attending college, I can recall returning home to see a few men working in our family garden. They created nice garden beds and planted a variety of crops that I often only saw in grocery stores. My family and I really loved the work that they did

Thrive Staff: Dale Bolton

O4O Staff: Dale Bolton

After being struck by the size of the orphan population in Africa, I felt a strong pull to go see the situation first hand in 2004. True to what I had heard, there were unsupported children everywhere. During this time money was raised to help build a home for orphans. The

Thrive Staff – Ambrose Motian

Ambrose Motian

After finishing high school, I was figuring out what would be my next move and was looking for something to do in my life. I tried so many things, including burning charcoal, working as a room steward in hotels and working in peoples' gardens to earn some money. In the

Thrive Staff: Kerri Roberts

O4O Staff: Kerri Roberts

Figuring out where I was called to work was a crazy ride. After finishing my Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology and Bachelor of Education, I went on to supply teach in various Christian schools. One of the schools that I was teaching at mentioned a potential partnership that they may