“But Jesus said, ‘Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.’” — Matthew 19:14 (NASB)

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Mahajanga, Boeny - Madagascar

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About Mahajanga

In June 2016 we launched Iris Mahajanga as the second Iris Global location in Madagascar.

We are situated on the northwest coast of Madagascar and have a home for children who are orphaned or abandoned. It is our mission to raise them in the love of the Father.

We also aim to be a light to our community. Some of our neighbors live in bamboo huts on stilts and others are professionals who live in comfortable housing.  We love being in the middle of this diverse community and use every opportunity to demonstrate His love in partial ways to our friends and neighbors. 


Children’s Home:
We currently have nine children living with us. We have a beautiful home for orphaned or abandoned children and provide for all their physical, spiritual, and emotional needs. We are pleased to participate in Stop for the One’s sponsorship program and you can get more information here.

Village Feeding:
Once a week we feed up to 150 children. We have an amazing time of worship where we dance and sing with all of our hearts. Then we do a Bible drama, eat food, and play games. During the year we also do health education, distribute hygiene supplies, and work with parents to institute these practices at home. 

Kids’ Community:
This program is focused on the especially poor families in our community. Many are malnourished and unemployed when they first join the program. We do our best to provide a wide range of assistance, but are very intentional to build it around discipleship.  Through micro-finance projects, home building & repair, food distribution, education, and medical care we demonstrate Jesus and His love. 

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the Holy Spirit loves to come our village feeding program….

over the last few months it’s been so exciting to see how the Holy Spirit is moving during our village feeding program in Mahajanga, Madagascar. one week I just sensed the Holy Spirit share that many of the children were having bad nightmares and so I asked the children if this was true and so many of...

many of the children that we shared their first ever bible story with…..are now preaching the gospel

many of the children who we had the honour of sharing the first bible story they had ever heard here in Mahajanga, Madagascar are now preaching the gospel. It’s so exciting to see them stand and share from their hearts with other children and adults all about how Jesus has transformed their lives. One...

vision of heaven impacting Falino

during our church service in Mahajanga, Falino one of the boys who lives in our orphanage really encountered God. Falino was weeping as the Holy Spirit was touching him and showing him a vision of heaven. Falino saw the golden streets in heaven and was overcome by Gods presence and could not keep to...



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