GRN Australia Bases

GRN Australia Bases

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Global Recordings Network (GRN) is made up of Centres and Bases, both of which are staffed by GRN personnel. Centres are independent, national, and self-administered with its own governance board. Bases are under the authority of the Director and Board of another country. A Base has no local governance board but may have a local advisory committee.

GRN Australia is a Centre, below are the Bases that report to Australia.

Southern Africa

Southern Africa

The region of Southern Africa includes all of the following countries: Madagascar and surrounding islands, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho and South Africa.

Dalene Joubert (GRNSA Director) leads the GRNSA team.

The team includes Anton and Lucy Meyer, Riaan and Emese Ferreira (Wycliffe staff) and a host of volunteers and partner organisations.

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Myanmar - Southeast Asia


Myanmar, formerly Burma, is a Southeast Asian nation bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. With a population of around 50 million, the majority religion is Buddhism and the official language spoken is Burmese. In addition to Burmese, there are over 130 tribal languages spoken throughout the country.

The GRN Myanmar team has David and Naing Oo. Together they are recording and distributing the story of Jesus to speakers of tribal languages in Myanmar.

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Vanuatu - South Pacific Ocean


Vanuatu is a Pacific island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. The country is made up of more than 80 islands with mountainous terrain and tropical rainforests. It is prone to earthquakes, cyclones and tsunamis.

Once known as the New Hebrides, Vanuatu achieved independence from France and Britain in 1980. The population of 268,000 speak Bislama, French and English as well as over 80 other minority languages. The majority religion is Christianity.

Vanuatu is a GRN Field Operation staffed by David and Gail Rogne (seconded from GRN USA) who operate out of Luganville. While in Vanuatu, the Rognes are making and distributing recordings in various tribal languages. They distribute recordings on SD cards filled with Good News in tribal languages, the trade language (Bislama), along with other Christian material. GRN recordings are used to reach both adults and children.