This slideshow accompanies CT's May 2012 cover story "Miracles in Mozambique: How Mama Heidi Reaches the Abandoned."
200 parentless children live on the Iris Ministry base near Pemba, Mozambique which also has a school for children from the surrounding villages.
Heidi Baker and her husband Rolland began their ministry among children in Mozambique in 1995.
A young girl on the ministry base in Pemba.
Heidi teaching at the discipleship school on the base.
Women waiting with anticipation during the portion of a worship service where healing prayer is offered.
Twin girls attending school at the Pemba base. Approximately 2,500 children, study at the school here.
During worship time, when she is not speaking from the stage, Baker can usually be found near the front of the crowd among the children.
At the Iris base near Pemba, a Bible and practical-life study with mothers from the surrounding villages.
Heidi Baker's office door on the Pemba base. She is called 'Mama Aida' by the children.
Walking toward a baptism which will take place in the Indian Ocean—100 yards from the Iris base entrance.
Worshipers in prayer and praise during a service at the Pemba base.
Baker prays for and comforts a young disciple who was overcome with emotion during a time of confession.
Chantal is one of Heidi and Rolland Baker's several 'adopted' Moazambican children. She has lived on the base for 10 years but has recently left for college where she wants to become an architect.
Ezekiel now heads up the Iris prison ministry in the region. A former inmate himself, his life was changed after an encounter with Christ through Iris's prison ministry.
Anesto is an orphan who has lived on the Pemba base since he was quite young.
A young boy from a surrounding village who is attending school on the base.
A boy entering a classroom on the Pemba base.
A young man in a surrounding village church that was established through Iris Ministries.
The Jesus film is shown during outreach to the Mozambican bush.
Baker gives words of encouragement during an outreach to a Mozambican village.
Baker introduces part of the outreach support staff to village elders. YWAM and other organizations regularly send short term missionaries to Iris in Mozambique.
A baptism takes place in a small stream at the end of a two day village outreach. Iris claims 10,000 churches have begun in Mozambique and around the world as a result of these missionary efforts.
Baker officiates a wedding of several couples during a village outreach.
A large Balboa tree at night on the Iris base near Pemba.
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