Tim Ross

Year Joined MKLM: 2016
Country: El Salvador
City: Candelaria, Cuscatlan Department
Focus: Sustainable Agriculture
Project(s): Parish Agricultural Ministry, Parish School Garden Project People Served: 20 farming families and 200 children.
Project Goal(s):

  • Parish Agricultural Ministry: Accompany smallholder farmers as they learn and implement sustainable agriculture techniques.
  • Parish School Garden Project: Introduce children to all-organic agriculture while teaching them to care for the environment.

Personal Data:

Tim received a BS in Agriculture from University of Missouri, where he was active in the Newman Center. He has previously volunteered in El Salvador and China. His interests are social justice advocacy and food security. He enjoys hiking, camping, writing, sketching, and singing.

Current Ministry:
Timothy is working to establish an agricultural ministry based in Candelaria de Cuscatlán. He accompanies local farmers in their daily work, offers technical support and implementation of sustainable agriculture techniques, and is helping to establish an educational organic garden in the parochial school.