Meet Our Missionaries

Joe & Millie Dawson
Joe & Millie Dawson
Joe and Millie came to Venezuela in 1953. They helped break down the Yanomamö language and were part of the team that gave them an alphabet. In 1973 they began working on the . . .More
Bautista
Bautista Cajicuwä
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Timoteo Perez
Timoteo & Patricia Perez
(Timoteo on left, Patricia not shown).

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Gerald & Susan Lee
Gerald & Susan Lee
Gerald and Susan work in the village of Jalalusiteli, approx. 14 mins. by plane from the village of Cosh (Coshilowäteli) where Mission Padamo is headquartered. Without air support though, this is a 2 day trip by . . . More
Mike & Keila Dawson
Michael & Keila Dawson
Michael and Keila have played instrumental roles in the ministry to the Yanomamö people. Michael is an avid pilot. His vision and fortitude have been the launching pad for Mission . . . More
Gary & Marie Dawson
Gary & Marie Dawson
Gary and Marie have been working with the Yanomamö in Venezuela for the past 37 years. They have played a prominent role in the mission and ministry to the Yanomamö. From Gary’s work on the base with maintenance, community development . . . More
Faith Dawson
Faith Dawson
Faith Dawson has played many key roles in the village of Cosh. She has worked in the dispensary treating the sick, worked in the school program, teaching the children how to read and write in their own language and in Spanish, and has even written several Yanomamö primers . . . More
Joe & Jane Fogle
Joe & Jane Fogle
Joe serves as the President of Mission Padamo Aviation and Support. He and his wife Jane live
in Luray, VA. Both he and Jane are an essential part of the stateside Mission base. More
Ryan & Jenny Dawson
Ryan & Jenny Dawson
Ryan and Jenny are currently stateside, preparing for ministry. Ryan is finishing the necessary flight training . . .More
Sharon Menefee
Sharon Menefee
For years they have taken in children who lose a parent and experience neglect when the remaining parent cant care for them. Many little ones pass through the doors of this home. There are some who remain there permanently; little ones who were to face certain death the moment they were born into the world... More
Andrew & Solena Lee
Andrew & Solena Lee
Andrew and Solena Lee are the newest members of Mission Padamo Aviation and Support.  Although they have been working with the mission for the last couple of years in an associate position, they have now joined the team full time. . . More