In the 1800’s, the modern missions movement began in England with the fathers of the movement, William Carey, going to India; David Livingston, going to Africa; and Hudson Taylor going to China. They had another friend, a certain James Fanstone, who went to Brazil as one of the pioneering missionaries there. James Fanstone is the great grandfather of Andrew Fanstone, the leader of Iris Fortaleza.

Get to know more of this encouraging story and be a part of the dream! 

We feel that God has called us take a step of faith in buying a property that has structure for us to reach the goals and dreams that God has called us to. The property would help in several ways:

  • structure for missions schools
  • structure for training camps
  • room to expand
  • undeveloped land to build on

How to help


Below is Iris Global’s online giving page. To make a donation to Iris Fortaleza, follow these instructions: (For US citizens, this method is tax deductible)

  • scroll down to the part designated “Iris Base”
  • enter the name of the base, “Fortaleza”
  • choose whether you want to give a one-time donation or recurring donation in the “Frequency” section
  • enter the donation amount
  • click “give”
  • scroll up and “click to checkout” at the top of the giving page
  • follow the payment instructions