Our Leadership

Nareth Peang, co-country director. Nareth started following Christ at age 17. He completed his studies at Phnom Penh Bible School, earned a bachelor’s degree from Build Bright University and  a master’s in business administration from National University of Management. For more than 15 years, Nareth served with World Relief Cambodia as a bible trainer, provincial program leader, chief information officer and member of the senior management team. Nareth and his wife, Nary, have two children, Caleb and Jedidihya.

Bunnath Nop, co-country director. Bunnath became a Christian in 1992. He attended Phnom Penh Bible School and completed his master’s in business administration at Western University, focusing on management and communication. During the past 15 years, he served with World Relief Cambodia as a Kampong Cham provincial leader, program director and member of the senior management team, working to encourage staff and assist provincial leaders. Bunnath and his wife, Chakryamatine, have two children, Zoe and David.

Joke van Opstal, country advisor. A registered nurse originally from the Netherlands, Joke (pronounced “YO-kuh”) began her missionary career working in a refugee camp in the early ’90s as part of Youth With a Mission (YWAM). She moved to Cambodia in 1993, joined World Relief in 1994 and established Hope for Cambodia’s Children. The Way of Hope movement grew out of that ministry and today has over 1,200 cell churches. Before launching Fountain of Hope, she served in various leadership roles for World Relief Cambodia. Joke has completed studies at the Discipleship Training School, School of Biblical Studies and School of Frontier Missions. She’s also a single mother of six adopted children.

                  Nareth & Family

                  Nareth & Family

                Bunnath & Family

                Bunnath & Family

                       Joke & Family

                       Joke & Family