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“It was an October night in 1994 that DRIME had its first team on the streets of Vancouver. Back then, a handful of university students had an inkling that just maybe God was going to use them and this tool to make some kind of difference. And a difference He truly has made – thousands have met Jesus for the first time, have volunteered around the world and have grown as disciples of Jesus.” – Tanya Price, founder

October 1994

Tanya Price has a vision to use creative tools of evangelism to share the gospel with the lonely and searching of this world. She shares her dream with friends and fellow students in the cafeteria and dorms of Northwest Baptist College and before long this small group of 10 enthused students begins an outreach ministry on the city streets of Vancouver.

August 2003

DRIME launches its first international team in Gramado, Brazil in partnership with Janz Team.

December 2006

DRIME’s second international team is started in Nairobi, Kenya.

January 2007

DRIME joins the ministry of Power to Change (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ Canada).

March 2012

The first-ever DRIME International Base Leaders Summit (now named DRIME Leadership Summit) is held in Nairobi, Kenya, with leaders from six countries in attendance. The Summits will go on to happen every two years.

Group of DRIMERs waiving at the camera at the international submit

October 2014

DRIME celebrates its 20th anniversary and launches the 2020 Vision: To see 20 new teams started by the year 2020. Lillian Frederiksen succeeds Tanya as DRIME’s second International Director.

March 2016

DRIME launches a new multiplication process where teams multiply themselves instead of new teams being started up by Home Base.

DRIME Argentina team smiling in front of a church

December 2019

DRIME teams are in 20 cities in 9 countries, with all teams involved in the multiplication process.

DRIME team performing in Montreal

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