Dr. Jonathan Visscher grew up in Kelowna and Vernon, Canada. Dr. Visscher has been involved in international mission work for over 18 years. Dr. Visscher earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in Southern California. His passion for dentistry and helping others has taken him to many countries over the years including in South and Central America, Haiti, and India to mention a few. In addition to his desire to help the poorest of the poor by providing healthcare, Dr. Visscher has extensive knowledge in building projects in developing nations which he is using to help further the work of NRI. His motivation for service comes from a love for Jesus Christ and his desire to be the "hands and feet" of Jesus to a hurting world in need.