Ted & Joy Carr
Missionaries with Pro-Vision in South Africa
TED CARR trained as a Textile Chemist and marketing manager for an International textile company. Later, he established his own company TransTex Sales. Thereafter, he served Youth for Christ South Africa as President. Later as the Africa Regional Field Director responsible for thirteen nations; Deputy Director for Africa and finally as Ambassador at Large in South Africa. He functioned on the International Executive of YFC and the International Millennium Task Force. Ted provided leadership for several international initiatives that have had significant strategic impact in different parts of the world. He left YFC after 25 years. He continues to serve and mentor YFC staff. In the year 2000 Ted launched Pro-Vision International and Unsung Heroes. In 2005 the Anglo American and Shutleworth Foundations adjudged these entities as in the top 30 performing Non-Profit Companies (NPC) of approximately 90,000 in South Africa.
JOY CARR is a registered nurse. She has spent 40 years fulltime in ministry to the youth and children of South Africa, and on the African continent. Joy’s current ministry responsibilities include financial administration, event management, pastoral counselling and the leading of women’s groups. She has served as a church musician for thirty-two years. Joy functioned as the elected Chairperson of the Management Committee of a 40 unit townhouse complex. She enjoys a warm equipping and mentoring relationship with staff. She has been essential to the pioneering of Pro-Vision International, Unsung Heroes and Kubuga Connections. Ministries committed to community development emphasizing evangelism, discipleship and mercy ministry. Joy is cross-culturally skilled. She provides hospitality to all segments of the Southern Africa population and to numerous overseas teams and guests. She has raised three adult children who share her compassion for the underprivileged