Jolanda is Dutch and from the beautiful province Zeeland in the Netherlands. In ’96 she met her husband Rodney (from AZ) in Youth With A Mission (YWAM) and in June ’97 they got married. They have 2 daughters, Lisa and Sarah. Since their marriage they served with YWAM in the Netherlands, 4 years in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Church planting and Humanitarian Aid) and traveled a lot teaching with YWAM in Europe. After her Bosnia experiences Jolanda knew she wanted to work in Missionary Care. At YWAM Heidebeek in the Netherlands she worked till 2013 in Staff Care and Development, Pastoral Care and Member Care. Since 2013 Jolanda and her family live and work with YWAM in Colorado Springs, CO. She’s involved with Member Care for North America and loves to help missionaries understand cross-cultural living and working. It’s a privilege to support missionaries not just to survive, but to thrive!

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