Charlie Petro

Year Joined MKLM: 2015
Country: Tanzania
City: Mwanza
Focus: Language and Cultural studies

Personal Data:

Charlie grew up in Florida. He worked as an editor in educational publishing since 2005. He served two years as a Christian Brothers Volunteer in Peru working at a Fe y Alegria school, which is where he met his wife, Lupe. Charlie has been active in RCIA, religious education and the Knights of Columbus. He and Lupe have two children, Charles (6) and Veronica (5).

Lupe and Charlie agree, “For our family, we look forward to living in mission in Tanzania as a way to enable us to better live out our values. Through acculturation, we hope to gain closeness to how different countries live.”