Joseph JohnAdvocacy Trainer, Simbu, PNG
Joseph began with the Mercy Works Ltd Papua New Guinea staff team in Simbu in 2022 as an Advocacy Trainer, which involves awareness-raising, outreach and follow up. As a member of St Christopher’s Brothers he is a coordinator of a group.This group supports each other in their struggle against drug addiction. Through his outreach he encourages the men in this group to become involved with Mercy Works programs. He also leads the parish youth at an outstation. Joseph can also be found cutting the grass around the office buildings in Mingende and building the mushroom farming plots and the piggery. Married with six children, four boys and two girls, Joseph's wife also helps out around the office grounds every Saturday. Joseph especially wants to continue to build more trust between the people and Mercy Works.