Lesley Gomez left England at 22 to serve as a missionary in the Philippines. Today she and her husband Peter run LAMA, a charity and safe house for the abandoned boys of the streets.
In the Philippines:
Peter and Lesley Gomez
Rev. B Espana
Mr Temy Patacsil
Pastor Ezekiel Palcongan
Pastor Domie Capias
Justo H. Orros III
In the UK:
Rev. David Nellist (former missionary to Philippines)
Kevin and Inge Hammond (Caregiver, Teacher)
Mrs Sarah Jones.(Teacher)
BOARD OF ADVISORS
Madam Delia Ortega
Madam Antonia Nisce-Ekebrink
Dra Grace Alviar MD
Dr. Nelson Gundran MD, CSPSH, DPCOM, DFM, FPAFP
Dra Maria Teresa Orlino MD, DFM, FPAFP
Mrs Maricar Atijera
Dr. Raymond Espinosa MD
HK: Jackie Pullinger MBE UK: Canon Noel Proctor, MBE
Staff at LAMA House
This is our fabulous team, except Pete who was unavailable – with a growing number of boys who have gone on to independent living Pete is now Director of Follow up. L – R back row: Jeli (Finance Manager and Michael’s wife), Michael (Management Assistant), Rico (House father), Gener (House father), Johndel (Carer), Jose (Housefather) Simon (Carer), Sam (Programs Supervisor), Ana (Carer for Girls). Front row L – R Gina (Social Worker), Lesley (Director), Charis (House mother), Joy (House mother). Michael, Ana and Simon are my children.
Thank you JESUS, LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS!