Marcio Garcia

EMAF (Evangelical Mission For Assistance to Fishermen)
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Marcio Garcia envisioned and co-founded the Evangelical Mission for Assistance to Fishermen (EMAF) in 1986, assisting in the deployment of sixteen missionary bases along the Brazilian coastline and in the Amazon area.

In 2005, he co-founded Pioneiros (Pioneers Brazil), and became part of the International Leadership Team of Pioneers USA, as its Mobilization Latin American director.

Marcio also helped to start the Amazon Missionary Alliance (AMA) and four other missionary organizations.

He is the coordinator for the ministry expansion of EMAF and a mentor for some energetic young Brazilian mission leaders.

Marcio and Damaris have been married for 35 years, and have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.