JAN WILLEM AND MARLINDE TAMMINGA
Jan Willem and Marlinde Tamminga moved to West Kalimantan, Indonesia in January 2009. They were the operation managers of New Hope Ministries in Sanggau, West-Kalimantan, Indonesia until their return back to the Netherlands in July 2015. They have three beautiful children; Anna-lynn, Yanoah and Sifra.
Jan Willem has a degree in tropical forestry. After he finished his studies he was as a youth worker for Youth For Christ in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Marlinde has a degree in teaching (English) and taught English in several secondary schools in the Netherlands.
In January 2009 the Tamminga’s left Holland to go to Borneo and to serve in Living Waters Village, a ministry reaching out to children. During their time there they learned to really trust their Heavenly Father, got to know the Indonesian culture and learned the Indonesian language. They were also house-parents to 36 children.