Peter and Katy Wilson

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Sent from Charlotte Chapel, Edinburgh

The Wilsons work at Rift Valley Academy (RVA) and Titchie Swot, RVA’s primary school, an AIM-run school for missionary children. Peter is the Superintendent of RVA and Katy is the Principal of Titchie Swot.

They began serving with AIM in 2002, when they worked for two years as volunteer coordinators for the Eastern Region office in Kenya. On their return to the UK they both went into teaching, and in 2009 went to Namibia to serve on an AIM team working with the Ministry of Education and the local church on the Kaisosi Evangelical Bible Church Orphans and Vulnerable Children Project, seeking to serve orphans and vulnerable children. In summer 2010 they returned to working in the Eastern Region office as Short Term Coordinators, and in 2012 joined a team seeking to reach the unreached on one of the islands in the Indian Ocean.

In December 2013, Peter and Katy returned to serve in Kenya again, this time at Titchie Swot, seeking to serve missionaries through educating and discipling their children. Peter served as the Principal and Katy taught fourth grade.

“Having worked among a Muslim people group on an Indian Ocean Island we came to a point where we sensed the Lord taking us away from that for a season, largely due to sickness and our kids’ educational needs. God has led us to Rift Valley Academy (RVA), AIM’s boarding school in Kenya. Here, we have the privilege of supporting families who, like we did, live in remote or difficult places, often places where there are no good educational options. Through RVA we now have the opportunity to help numerous families stay in their remote locations, serving to reach unreached people groups in a way they couldn’t do without educational support. Instead of having to go home for their children’s education, missionary parents are able to send their children to RVA, a place where they can be assured of the Christian teaching they receive. We are therefore more than teachers here. We are parents, coaches and mentors. While we have a desire to see all the nations God has made come before him in worship, for this season we have this wonderful privilege of discipling future missionaries here.”

In August 2021 Peter became the Superintendent of RVA and Katy took over from him as Principal of Titchie Swot.

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Latest Prayer News

Please pray for AIM’s organisation-wide leadership meetings that take place in Kenya this week. Please pray that AIM’s leaders will have hearts open to how God is leading us as an organisation, and unity as they discuss key issues. Please pray for a number of AIM Europe missionaries who will be involved in these meetings, including Annette*Chris PowerSimon, Tony and Cath Swanson, and Peter Wilson. 

Peter and Katy Wilson serve at Rift Valley Academy (RVA) in Kijabe, Kenya, where Peter is the Superintendent of RVA and Katy is Principal of Titchie Swot, its primary school. Unfortunately, after RVA’s students returned from their Easter holidays an outbreak of Covid-19 developed at the school. At the time of writing RVA has had over 50 cases with several students being quite poorly. Please pray that those who are ill with Covid-19 will recover quickly, and please pray for the staff, especially for RVA’s Student Health Services, as they work hard to contain the outbreak and protect the health of RVA’s students. 

Peter and Katy Wilson serve at Rift Valley Academy (RVA) in Kijabe, Kenya, where Peter is the Superintendent of RVA and Katy is Principal of Titchie Swot, its primary school. Rift Valley Academy have a number of teaching posts that they are looking to fill ready for the 2022-2023 academic year. Please pray that God will provide the teachers and support staff that they need, and for the Wilsons in their leadership in the school during this time. If you would like to find out more about these opportunities to serve, please visit this page on our website. 

Peter and Katy Wilson serve at Rift Valley Academy (RVA) in Kijabe, Kenya, where Peter is the Superintendent of RVA and Katy is Principal of Titchie Swot, its primary school. Please pray for students who have been struggling with isolation, anxiety and other mental health issues related to living in the Covid-19 pandemic. Pray also for the school’s staff as they support them through this difficult time. 

Peter and Katy Wilson are currently in the UK during Rift Valley Academy’s Christmas holidays. This term has been long and tiring, so please pray that the Wilson family will have good rest over the Christmas period so they will return to Kenya refreshed for the next term. 

Kenya

Kenya gained independence from Britain in 1963. Since then British tourism has been a key element of Kenya’s economy, however, unemployment, poverty and crime remain high. Whilst the majority religion is Christianity, Kenya’s ethnic diversity and vast countryside means there are still many unreached with the gospel. LEARN MORE

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