The local directors of HLWM in India are Pastor Rev. Joseph Komanapalli and his wife Rev. Geetha. Local staff include evangelists, bible women, nurses, social workers, Community Health Education (CHE) workers, accountants, cooks, wardens, drivers, and watchmen. The staff also include teachers for the high school, primary schools, day-care centres, bible school, tailoring centres and the vocational school.
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Rev. Joseph Komanapalli studied biology before he took up theology. Later he learned carpentry. His wife Geetha also studied biology and nursing, and later worked with children.
Their vision is to do missionary and social work amongst the poor and to help them socially and spiritually.
Both have great organising gifts, are born leaders and talented speakers. They are invited by many churches to preach and are members of IMB, the Indian Mission Board.
Geetha composes Indian gospel songs and some of her CDs are bestsellers. She is in charge of the primary schools, the high school, the tailoring schools and the community health education (CHE) program.
Joseph is the general director of HLWM in India, supervising among others the staff as well as building projects. He is also in charge of the bible school and the vocational school and leads the senior evangelists in their duties.