After having met while serving several years with the global mission organization, Operation Mobilization, Kevin and Erica Pippert were living in Chicago while Kevin was completing a Masters degree at Trinity International University. There they were introduced to the wholistic development strategy Community Health Evangelism by Gil Odendaal, then Medical Ambassadors International’s Regional Coordinator for Sub-Saharan Africa.
In March 2006, Medical Ambassadors International sent Kevin & Erica to Cape Town, South Africa to facilitate the expansion the work of CHE in Southern Africa.
As they began sharing the CHE strategy in developing communities, they began to see the need of the education of well intended "outsiders", whether national or international, volunteers or donors serving in those communities, regarding building local ownership, appropriately giving resources and how to come alongside local community workers in ways that actually help without hurting .
In January 2009 Kevin and Erica registered 360 Transformation as a local South African Non-Profit Company to better support the expansion of CHE and the equipping and encouragement of others in wholistic transformational development.
Kevin is also a co-founder and Managing Director of 360 Transformation as well as the Southern Africa Regional Coordinator for Medical Ambassadors International. Kevin is passionate about equipping and facilitating the engagement of “ordinary people” in wholistic development. He has served with Operation Mobilisation, (proudly) as a “gopher” for George…Read More
Erica is the co-founder and Director of 360 Transformation and Southern Africa Regional Coordinator for Medical Ambassadors International. Growing up in Durban, South Africa, Erica has traveled extensively. She has worked with Youth With A Mission, and Operation Mobilisation in South Africa, India, on the OM ship, Doulos. She has…Read More