Our goals as an organization is to invest our time and resources to assist the local church to further disciple the children in their communities in the most effective way possible.
Building strong relationships, and developing unique ministry strategies that meet the needs of our local communities is our commitment.
We want to empower people to see beyond their church walls, making it possible to reach every child! Through our various ministry strategies we are seeing people come together to reach a generation all across Southern Africa.
Reaching a Generation CEO and Facilitator: Jacques van Bommel. He is the founder and CEO of Reaching a Generation and Shikwaru Holdings. He is a pilot and has started RAG Zambia and Namibia. Jacques is in his second year working on a Masters Degree in Missional Leadership.
Leadership Academy Principal
RAGLA Principal and Facilitator: Sam Ndoga. He is a Leadership Consultant – Passionate about raising up and training leaders in Africa who will spearhead transformational causes on the continent. Sam has an international footprint as a researcher and speaker.
RAGLA Academic Dean and Facilitator: Charmaine Manual. She loves the arts and creative communication. She has a Master’s Degree in Ministry Leadership and has been a Children’s Ministry Coach and Missionary for 21 years – training care-givers and church leadership in Southern Africa.
Community Liaison Officer
RAGLA Community Liaison Officer: Leon van Huyssteen. He was a managing director at Eskom for several years before pursuing a career in ministry. Leon serves as the Community Wide Outreach Coordinator for Reaching a Generation, building relationships with community pastors and leaders. He is designated as a Christian Religious Professional with the Association of Christian Religious Practitioners.
Administrator and IT Director
RAGLA Administrator and IT Director: Anneli Wickham. She is pursuing a Degree in Business Administration. She leads the International Leadership Academy for Reaching a Generation and is the Chief Operating Officer for the Organisation.
RAGLA Finance Officer: Michelle Geldenhuys. She has a Bachelors of Accounting Science. She loves numbers, therefore her love for finances.
Student Support Director
RAGLA Office Manager: Roelene van Tonder. She is a qualified nurse and served in the National Defense Force and in private hospitals. She has been with Reaching a Generation since 2008 working as Mission Teams Coordinator.