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Radio ministry to suffering women has new director

TWR has announced that Dr Peggy Banks has taken on the leadership of Project Hannah ...

Since 1997, TWR’s Project Hannah has been offering compassion, encouragement and hope to suffering women worldwide through prayer, awareness and radio programming.

The Women of Hope radio programme is heard in 69 languages, and over 50,000 people in over 125 countries pray for the ministry.

Project Hannah was launched by Marli Spieker (above) in response to seeing so many women around the world hiding away; beaten, neglected and abused, and she has served as Director of Project Hannah since the launch.

In January 2015, Marli expressed a desire to slow down and spend more time with her husband and family, and so Dr Peggy Banks (right) is taking over as Director. For the next two years Marli will remain in Project Hannah as Founder and Global Ministry Adviser mentoring and assisting Peggy and the team through this transition.

Marli shared her vision for her own future and that of Project Hannah: “Peggy’s immediate work focus will be to develop the Project Hannah ministry in North America. During this time Peggy and I will also be travelling together. It will be my joy to personally introduce her to many of our supporters.

"As God allows me the strength and stamina, I will continue the fight for women’s souls, advocating for remedies to their plights wherever the opportunities arise. I need your prayers as I serve Peggy and especially Project Hannah worldwide as its Global Ministry Adviser.

"Please pray for Peggy, her husband, Ken, our Project Hannah team worldwide and for me that God grant me wisdom to do my utmost to help Peggy, as well as Project Hannah so it will continue to be an agent of change!”

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