The Anne Kleinschmidt Memorial Fund for Swaziland (renamed eSwatini) was established in October 2009 by Reverend John Kleinschmidt, husband of the late Reverend Anne Kleinschmidt, and their family, who wish that her strong passion for global mission be lived out through the ongoing support to ministries in eSwatini provided by distributions from this Division of Overseas Ministries endowment fund.
In 2004, despite her own health challenges, Reverend Anne Kleinschmidt organized a mission trip to visit the work of Global Ministries partner church, the Kukhany'Okusha Zion Church in eSwatini. There, Anne’s love for the work of the international church was nurtured, as she was greatly inspired by the vitality of the Kukhany'Okusha Zion Church and by the people living with HIV. She learned a great deal as she and the group visited congregations and social programs of the Kukhany'Okusha Zion Church, and returned to the United States committed to securing support for their worthwhile ministries.
Upon Reverend Anne Kleinschmidt’s death on December 12, 2004, her family remembers her life and ministry through the Anne Kleinschmidt Memorial Fund for Swaziland, and invites others to do the same. One-hundred percent of the distributions of the Anne Kleinschmidt Memorial Fund for Swaziland are sent by the Global Ministries Office for Africa to the Kukhany'Okusha Zion Church in eSwatini, for the purposes agreed upon by the church leadership and the Global Ministries Area Executive for Africa. Priority is placed on HIV/AIDS ministries of the Kukhany'Okusha Zion Church.
Additional contributions may be made to the principal of the Anne Kleinschmidt Memorial Fund for Swaziland online at https://donate.globalministries.org/onlinegiving or by check written to the Division of Overseas Ministries and sent to:
P.O. Box 1986
Indianapolis IN 46206
Please note “Kleinschmidt fund for Swaziland” on the memo line of the check, in an accompanying note, or in the Partner/Project box if giving online.
Questions about the Anne Kleinschmidt Memorial Fund for Swaziland are welcome. Please contact the Global Ministries Resource Development Office at (317) 713-2555 or firstname.lastname@example.org.