|Marlene Schutter is|
head of the music department and teaches
instrumental music at Ukarrmpa Internationsl School.
Our students consist of MK’s (Missionary Kid’s), Papua New Guinea nationals, and commercial students whose parents work in the area. Teachers come from around the world to teach here. Not for the money though. Each family or single raises their own support through an organization called Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT-USA). I have four supporting churches and many individual supporters that are faithful every month to send money into WBT-USA for me. I sometimes get surprises from people I don’t even know personally who have sent in money for me to help meet some need that I might have. It’s called living on faith.
with well-known symphonies or orchestras not only in the USA, but also in Europe. I’ve had a student come back to visit who is now a band director in Texas. I say this because I have heard the comment, “What good can come out of Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea?” We have great kids, and it is a great place to teach. Great things can come out of Ukarumpa!
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