After high school graduation, Amie began to work with children with autism, and was trained by the Center for Autism Related Disorders. She provided behavioral and cognitive home therapy. She has worked with: Lovaas Institute For Early Intervention, Lincoln Institute, San Diego Unified School District, YMCA, and The Institute for Early Education. Interwoven with her heart for children, Amie was eager to share the gospel on the foreign field. She attended YWAM’s Discipleship Training School in India. She stayed on in India and volunteered at Emmanuel Christian School, instituting structure to the behavioral and academic programs. Amie also attended the University of the Nation’s School of Biblical Studies while in India. In 2001 Amie joined her parents, the founders of Compassion Connection. She currently does administrative work along with discipleship and counseling. 

Compassion Connection is an International Christian Missions organization based in the Andes Mountains of Ecuador and focused on training in biblical truths that transform individuals and their communities for all of Ecuador.

CC offers bible training for both national and indigenous leaders and pastorsmercy ministries to the poor and oppressed, and the training of church planters.  CC also serves North Americans by hosting interns and short term trips for groups and individuals.

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Aime Youngren
Address:N34 514 Guanguiltagua, QUITO, ECUADOR