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Children around the world need your help.

One More Child Global is on a mission to bring love and transformational care to every child in need in the developing world.

We start by meeting basic needs such as food, medical care, education and shelter and build relationships that allow us to share the life-changing truth of the Gospel. With your help we will continue to make a difference for one more child in need.

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Countries We Serve

We are passionate about meeting the needs of children and families in these countries.


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Colombia. Learn More

Costa Rica

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Costa Rica. Learn More

Dominican Republic

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Dominican Republic. Learn More


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Guatemala. Learn More


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Haiti. Learn More


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Kenya. Learn More


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Latvia. Learn More


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Nicaragua. Learn More


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Romania. Learn More

South Africa

We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in South Africa. Learn More


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Tanzania. Learn More


We currently provide Christ-centered services to children and individuals in Uganda. Learn More

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Our Staff

Jerry T. Haag, Ph.D., CFP®


Dr. Jerry Haag serves as president and CEO of One More Child. He earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance from Baylor University and earned a Ph.D. in finance and real estate in 1995 from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Under Dr. Haag’s leadership, One More Child has increased from serving 3,351 children and individuals in 2007 to impacting 249,044 in 2018.

During his tenure as president of an organization that has a rich history dating back to 1904, he has guided the expansion of ministry sites from nine locations in Florida to more than 50 locations around the globe. Under his leadership, One More Child has launched its Anti-Trafficking and Single Moms programs to meet immediate and long-term needs of children and families.

Dr. Haag has been appointed and reappointed since 2013 by both Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott to serve on the Florida Faith-based and Community-based Advisory Council where he currently is chairman. He is a board member of the Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO), where he has chaired its Faith and Foster Care Research Team and served on the President’s Advisory Council.

Dr. Haag has led One More Child to host Anti-Trafficking conferences in the Dominican Republic with the support of President Danilo Medina and in Guatemala in partnership with First Lady Patricia de Morales. In early 2019, he joined President Trump in the Oval Office for the signing of vital bipartisan anti-trafficking legislation.

Dr. Haag had the pleasure of being selected to participate in a distinguished seminar on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy, sponsored by the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs at Boston University.

Dr. Haag has led and participated in humanitarian aid, emergency relief, childcare and ministry to children and families in countries around the world. He preaches regularly in churches throughout the nation, and he and his wife, Christi, also enjoy speaking together. Additionally, he has authored, presented and published academic articles relating to his business expertise and has been honored several times for his business, professional and civic achievements.

In 2018, Dr. Haag was awarded the 2018 George W. Truett Distinguished Service Award by the Baylor Line Foundation and was honored at its Hall of Fame Gala for his exceptional leadership in meeting the needs of children around the world.

Dr. Haag has served on the faculty and administration of both public and private universities, and he was named Baylor University’s Vice President for University Development in 2011, where he served before returning as president of One More Child.

He also has corporate work experience with AT&T and is a Certified Financial Planner.

From 2000-2007, Dr. Haag served as president and CEO of the South Texas Children’s Home in Beeville.

Dr. Haag and Christi live in Lakeland, FL. Christi is a well-known speaker with “Women of Purpose Speak.” Their eldest son, Ben, lives and works in Dallas, TX and their youngest son, Brady, resides and works in Austin, TX.

Do you need a brief bio for Dr. Haag for an upcoming speaking or preaching engagement he is participating in? We have you covered — find it here.
Contact Jerry

Phone: 863.687.8811

Andrew Tattrie, D.Min.

Vice President of Global

Andrew Tattrie joined One More Child in 2014, and served in several key roles before being promoted in 2017 to Vice President of Global.

He has overseen the launch of our child sponsorship program and has been instrumental in the creation and development of our medical mission trips and feeding program sites. Andrew brings tremendous leadership skills to this position. Andrew and his family served as long-term missionaries in Costa Rica and Uruguay, and as short-term missionaries throughout Latin America and Africa. He is bi-lingual and adept at speaking and writing Spanish.

He was born and raised in Charlottetown, PEI, Canada. Andrew graduated with a diploma from Word of Life Bible Institute in Schroon Lake, New York, in 1996, and he earned his bachelor’s degree from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, in 1999. He has also earned master’s degrees from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and from the University of South Florida; He graduated with his doctorate degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019.

Andrew and his wife, Crystal, have four children: Nathaniel, Emilia, Abigail and Jonathan. They enjoy ministering together as a family locally and internationally, and they serve in teaching and leadership roles in their local church in Lakeland, FL.

Prior to joining One More Child, Andrew was a teacher and an administrator for more than 11 years in Polk County, and he also worked in the missions department at his church.

Do you need a brief bio for Andrew for an upcoming speaking engagement or event he is participating in? We have you covered — find it here.
Contact Andrew

Phone: 863.577.4488

Deanna Berkes

Director of Global Operations

Deanna joined the One More Child family in September 2013.

She graduated from Grove City College in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and political science. A transplant from Erie, PA, she moved to Florida to continue learning Spanish and to minister to Florida’s culturally diverse population. Deanna has participated in multiple domestic and international mission trips, and she hopes to use her experiences to facilitate the planning and coordination of One More Child trips. Her greatest desire is to unite “every nation, tribe, people and language.” (Revelation 7:9)

Contact Deanna

Phone: 863.577.4488

Rebeka Corgan

Director of Child Sponsorship

Rebeka joined the One More Child family in January 2019. She is originally from Iowa and also lived in Wyoming before moving to Florida in 1998. Rebeka has a degree in Early Education and taught elementary school in public and private schools for nearly 20 years. She was also a full time children’s minister for a large church before joining One More Child.

Rebeka has always had a passion for missions and for reaching children for Christ all around the world. She is not only the Director of Child Sponsorship, she is also a Child Sponsor! She strives to follow God’s word from Colossians 3:23: “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men.”

Contact Rebeka

Phone: 863.577.4488

Cesar Chahin

Director of Global

Cesar joined One More Child as Director of Global in 2015 after a 25-year career in the U.S. military. He was born in El Salvador, where he was cared for by his maternal grandmother until the age of 10. He then relocated to the Dominican Republic, where he met his mother and became “a Dominican” until he moved to the USA when he was 16.

Cesar graduated from Columbia College in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and is currently finishing up his master’s degree in management at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

He and his wife Stella have three children: Lianna, Daniel and Cristian. They enjoy ministering together through their local church, where they have served in teaching and leadership roles. Cesar has served as a Couple’s Sunday School Teacher, Men’s Ministry leader and Deacon Chair.

Contact Cesar

Phone: 863.577.4488

Alfredo Valencia

Director of Global

Alfredo Valencia joined One More Child in January 2018.  

Born in Cali, Colombia, Alfredo first received a biblical studies diploma from Southwest Baptist Conference Seminary in San Gabriel, California. Alfredo went on to earn a bachelor’s degree from Biola University in La Mirada, California and ultimately graduated with his master of divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, California. 

Prior to joining One More Child, Alfredo was contracted with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina (BSCNC) as Strategy Mission Mobilizer for one year. Before his stent with BSCNC, Alfredo and his wife of 25 years, Alexandra, were duly commissioned-career missionaries for the International Mission Board (IMB) of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). With more than 13 years of cross-cultural missions experience, Alfredo has provided biblical church planting strategies in places like Chile and leadership in church global strategy mobilization across Latin America.

Alfredo and Alexandra also have three beautiful daughters: Angella, Ashley and Allison. All three girls have a rich understanding of cross-cultural missions and experiences with an extensive worldview because of Alfredo and Alexandra’s global missions commitment.

Alfredo’s favorite bible verse is Colossians 1:16, where the Apostle Paul states, “For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. His vision of the mission is that, “the mission is not about us, but about him.  If so, everything must be done for his glory.”

Contact Alfredo

Phone: 863.577.4488

Alejandra Búrbano

National Director of Guatemala

Alejandra Búrbano joined One More Child in March 2010 and currently serves as the National Director of Guatemala. Born and raised in La Antigua, Guatemala, she graduated from La Salle High School in 2007 and went on to be certified as a legal translator through the Guatemala Department of Education in 2011. She graduated in 2018 with a degree in business administration from the University Rafael Landívar.

In 2007, Alejandra’s life was changed and a passion for missions was born after she went on her first mission trip to La Unión Zacapa in Guatemala. God uses her missions heart and passion for serving children and others in helping with impacting the life of one more child through developing faith-based and social programs for the materially poor families that One More Child ministers to, as well as helping coordinate ministry projects for One More Child mission teams at the Malnutrition Center in San Juan Sacatepéquez. She is also part of the team responsible for managing the Child Sponsorship Program.

Contact Alejandra

Phone: 863.577.4488

Bumba Dison

National Ministry Coordinator for East Africa

Bumba Dison joined One More Child in January 2017 as the National Ministry Coordinator for East Africa, which includes our work in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Bumba graduated from Uganda Christian University, Mukono in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science. He is currently completing his master’s degree in research of environmental science at Uganda Christian University.

Before joining One More Child, Bumba served as the assistant child sponsorship administrator for Hines Ugandan Ministries, a national ministry partner of One More Child. He also served on the construction and development committee providing technical advice on environmental sustainability. He has completed significant volunteer service and internship training with the Department of Natural Resources for the Pallisa and Mbale District local governments. His work and research in these contexts focused on various environmental impact assessments, developing plans for environmental sustainability, and monitoring forestry and conservation projects.

Born in the rural village of Kamonkoli, Uganda, Bumba came to know Christ at a young age. He was involved in the church growing up and benefited from a Christian child sponsorship program. He remains actively involved in church life serving in multiple roles such as music director, interpreter, and his favorite — games director for children’s AWANA each Saturday. Bumba’s passion for children continues to grow and he is able to influence young people to make good choices as they mature into young men and women.

Contact Bumba

Phone: 863.577.4488

José “Cesarín” Morban

National Ministry Coordinator for the Dominican Republic

José “Cesarín” Morban joined the One More Child family in 2015, serving as the National Ministry Coordinator for the organization in the Dominican Republic. Born in the capital, Santo Domingo, Cesarín has served in many different capacities over the years, working first in refrigeration and next as an electrician. He has more than 18 years of combined work experience in general contracting and the transportation industry—which makes him extra qualified for the work he does in the community of El Carrizal! He has a certificate of training in Systematic Theology from the Santo Domingo Theological Institute, and has been an integral part of the connection between One More Child and our ministry partner Iglesia Fundamento Bíblico.

Cesarín’ s responsibilities include working with One More Child teams, administering transportation and leadership to each group traveling to the Dominican Republic. He also oversees a team of Dominican construction workers that are helping to build homes and community in the municipality of El Carrizal. Additionally, with the help of a local social worker, Cesarín helped launch and maintain the Sponsorship Program for the ministry in the Dominican Republic. He is a dedicated worker and servant of the Lord!

When he is not working with teams or construction work, you can find Cesarín assisting in his local church or enjoying his favorite meal of Guandules and coconut.

Contact José

Phone: 863.577.4488

Laura Jones

Long Term Missionary to Uganda

Laura first joined the One More Child family in the spring of 2010 as a participant on a short-term missions team to Guatemala. She served in Guatemala for a week in 2010 and a week in 2011. Laura knew from a young age that she would end up on the foreign mission field, and at the age of 15, God specifically called her to Uganda. She served with One More Child in Uganda for two weeks in 2012 and as an intern for six weeks in 2016. 

Now, Laura works as an Instructional Coach at Genesis Primary School in Uganda where she teaches kindergarten through 7th grade and works in both small group and whole group classroom instruction. She works with all of the classroom teachers, empowering them to introduce new teaching strategies that promote critical thinking and active learning environments. She also assists with our Child Sponsorship Program, teaches Sunday School and works with our Awana and Saturday feeding programs.

In addition, Laura leads our short-term mission teams to Uganda and oversees our summer intern program! Her greatest desire is for every person to know they are loved by Jesus Christ and to find joy in their unique purpose in life.

Laura grew up in Niceville, Florida, and she served often with First Baptist Church of Niceville. Laura graduated from the University of Florida in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and also earned her master’s in Curriculum and Instructional Development. She was a teacher in Alachua County for several years before moving to Uganda full time in July of 2017.

Contact Laura

Phone: 863.577.4488

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