Mike and Dara Rasavanh both received Christ after receiving refugee status in Iowa after their families left Laos in 1975. In 1996 after receiving training the Rasavanhs started the first Asian church of Open Bible. Mike and Dara look forward to returning to their homeland in 2017. Their goal is to bring hope and the Good News of Jesus Christ to the people of Asia through CEED training.
C - Church Planting: Assist and provide resources for pastors to become church planters among their own ethnic groups.
E - Education: Conduct ongoing English classes in the local schools. Hold Human Trafficking workshops for families. Topics covered in these workshops would be awareness, prevention, and support for victims.
E - Entrepreneurship: Provide Microenterprise through entrepreneurial training (computer skills, constructions skills, and sewing) and technical assistance to help the local people become self-sufficient.