Andy Harrington

Andy Harrington is Chief Executive Officer of Wellspring, an organization working with Rwandans to empower a new generation of leaders through education that transformed lives. He spent thirteen years leading organizations in the UK and Central Europe, including Croatia and Bosnia during the conflict there. Upon moving to Canada in 1999, Andy (with strong support from his wonderful wife Helen) led a dynamic team of 65+ staff and over 300 volunteers at Greater Vancouver Youth for Christ (Youth Unlimited.

He served on the YFC national leadership team, worked in partnership with many other leaders on youth and justice issues, and mobilized thousands of youth to care deeply about what God is doing in the World. Andy is a team builder with a pastoral heart and a passionate advocate for engagement in the areas of mission, justice and poverty. He is also a long time friend of Rwanda, having forged a strong partnership with Rwanda Youth for Christ. The resulting Elevation Project has created scholarship programs for needy students, job opportunities for the most vulnerable, and life changing engagement between Canadian and Rwandan youth.

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