Amanda is a Jesus-loving, adventure-seeking humanitarian who has recently relocated from the U.S. to Iraq where she works with an empowerment program for refugee women as part of Preemptive Love Coalition. A southern hippie who hails from Texas, Amanda loves good coffee, local food, extreme sports, creating, dancing, and Willie Nelson. She has lived all over (Texas, Colorado, North Carolina, Kenya, Ethiopia and Zambia) and has worked in every type of job under the sun, including stints in church planting, orphan care, disaster and humanitarian relief, medical outreach and photojournalism/storytelling.
Mackenzie is a young professional working as a biological and agricultural engineer in Raleigh, NC. She has a God-given passion for water and a heart for the global water crisis. Ever since learning about the crisis in high school, she has felt called to play a role in its resolution. While working as an intern for Water Mission in Charleston, SC during one summer in college, her passion grew. Today, she is learning to let go of control and allow God show her how He will use this passion for His glory.