PROFILE: HANNAH SAVAGE
She was born in England to British parents and has a brother, a sister and 6 nieces. Hannah has worked as a full time paediatric nurse for the last 16 yrs. In 2010 she was discipled by Femi and Maria and mentored into short-term missions, some of which were medical. She has been to 8 different nations on short-term trips since, 4 of these teams she has led.
In 2019, although still working as a nurse, she reduced her working hours to allow her to dedicate more time to the work of Water from the Rock
Hannah enjoys the theatre and eating out
Executive Trustee, Water from the Rock (WFTR)
PERSONAL JOURNEY OF DEVELOPMENT
Hannah has known Femi since 2000 when they began attending the same local church and met Maria in 2010 when they began discipling her. She has developed a passion to see others brought to freedom from areas of bondage in their lives, helping them learn who they are in Christ and how to discover God’s call on their lives.
Anglia Ruskin University; work life
Hannah qualified as a paediatric nurse in 2003. She led the Christian Union during her 2nd year. She has worked in various paediatric nursing settings including in diabetes. She currently works on a paediatric ward.
EARLIER YEARS: INVOLVEMENT IN MISSIONS AND CHURCH
Director of Administration, Blessed to be a Blessing (BTBAB)
2014 – 2016: Involved in putting together and distributing the quarterly newsletter and helping to organize training weekends and retreats.
Director of Training, Blessed to be a Blessing (BTBAB)
2016-2019: During this time Hannah has mentored new team leaders for short-term mission teams and been responsible for the running of training weekends for these teams. She was also responsible for child safeguarding and the orientation to medical missions.
Missionary Work (prior to BTBAB and WFTR)
1999 – 2000: Hannah completed a discipleship training school (DTS) with Youth with a Mission (YWAM)-She spent 3 months in Ukraine linking in with schools and a local church. She then joined a team and spent 6 weeks in India with YWAM where she prayer trekked in the foothills of the Himalayas for 6 days, attended to the wounds of people with leprosy and assisted in other ministries to the poor.
2003-2006 After qualifying as a paediatric nurse, Hannah took on the ministry for the 3-5 yr olds in her local church. She built a team over this time before handing this over.