About eduKenya

eduKenya Staff

Adam Gould

Adam Gould

Executive Director

Adam is the co-founder and Executive Director of eduKenya and founder of the Kenya Children Project. Adam graduated from Eastern University with a BA in Youth Ministry in 2005, and an MA in International Development in 2010. Adam is married to Njeri and has a daughter, Amani.

Emilie Goggans

Emilie Goggans

US Administrative Director

Emilie is the US Administrative Director for eduKenya. Emilie graduated with honors from Belmont University with a BA in Accounting. Emilie is married to Josh and they have three children - Ella, Sophie, and Liam.

Ajema Ngumba

Ajema Ngumba

Kenya Director

Ajema is the Kenya Director for eduKenya. Ajema graduated from Daystar University/Messiah College with a BA in Business Administration and Management, and received a postgraduate diploma in Gender, Poverty and Development from Egerton University. She has over 10 years of community development work experience and worked with Harvest Discipling Ministry for 7 years.

Erick Nzomo

Erick Nzomo

Kenya Administrative Director

Erick is the accountant for eduKenya. He has a CPA from Visions Institute of Professionals in Nairobi and a Diploma in Forensic Accounting from the Kenya Institute of Criminal Justice. Erick served as a volunteer with Life in Abundance from 2008 to 2009 and as their volunteer accountant between 2009 to February 2010.

Stella Ndiho

Stella Ndiho

Kenya Director of Development

Stella is the eduKenya Director of Development in Kenya. She has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Northern Illinois University and a diploma in Advanced Nutrition. She is a wellness coach and previously served as an Administrator at The Nairobi Hospital and as the Director of Eden Company Ltd. Stella is passionate about wellness, social justice, environmental protection and personal development.

Kathie Bishop Friedel

Kathie Bishop Friedel

U.S. Communications and Marketing Director

Kathie is the US Communications & Marketing Director for eduKenya. She is a retired nurse with a Bachelor of Science from University of New Mexico and a Master of Science from University of Wisconsin. She has worked in multiple fields of nursing, including a Nurse Practitioner in college health at the University of Wisconsin. Kathie is married to Tom Friedel.

Pauline Nduta Ng’ang’a

Pauline Nduta Ng’ang’a

Kenya Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Pauline is the Kenya Communications Assistant for eduKenya. She earned a B.A. in Communication from Daystar University in Nairobi, Kenya. She has worked as the Services Director at Nairobi Chapel, Worship Director at Lifespring Chapel, and as a freelance event planner at Events Plus.