MISSION AVIATION FELLOWSHIP | Rod & Valerie Hochstetler
Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa | Rod has a B.S. in Missions Aviation Technology, is a certified commercial pilot, and a flight instructor. He also wears several hats such as pilot instructor, Chief of Aircraft Maintenance, and flies mercy missions for those who have great need.
Valerie has been home schooling their four children, but with the graduation of the older children she has taken a job in one of the local schools teaching math. She also leads a women’s Bible study as well as serves as superintendent of a Sunday school program. The past several years she has taken on extra responsibilities of assisting children that are learning challenged. They have been in the Congo for over twenty years.