Emilie Goggans


"I am thankful to be part of an organization where my administrative skills and my passion to see lives transformed can come together. What a privilege to see the Lord work in the lives of these students and their families!"

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.

Amber Newell


I'm grateful for the opportunity to work for eduKenya because I get to see lives being transformed by the Gospel. I am very passionate about mission opportunities – from my neighborhood to the other side of the world. I feel honored to be a part of this organization.

Amber is the Donor Care Coordinator for eduKenya. She works to inform donors about the ways in which the Gospel is providing hope and purpose to the children eduKenya serves. Amber is energized by working to ensure that people feel seen and loved. She is married to Jonathan and they have 3 children, Ava, Lily & Austin.

Adam Gould


“I started, and continue to be a part of eduKenya because I believe as a person who has been given an abundance of opportunity, I have a responsibility to offer opportunity to others who have not been so fortunate.”

Adam is the co-founder and Executive Director of eduKenya and founder of the Kenya Children Project. He 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 and a son, Tele.

Blake Henson


"I am honored to offer my skills and story to support our own students, and care for those who believe in our mission as much as we do. Growing up, I had many people step up and invest in me, and I believe that the Lord has the unimaginable in store for our students and families."

Blake is the US Director of Development for eduKenya. Blake graduated with honors from Southeast Missouri State University with a BSBA in Marketing. Blake is married to Madi and they reside in Nashville, TN.

Pispah Lugondo


“I like that our work is Christ centered.  Working with eduKenya feels like family.”

Pispah is the Kenya eduKenya Accountant. Pispah is a graduate of the University of Nairobi with a Degree in Finance and Marketing. He is a certified public accountant – CPA(K). He previously worked for Mogas Group, Kenya as the Retail Accountant and as a Credit Control Accountant at Safaricom Limited.

Michael Maingi


“I enjoy working with eduKenya, as my call of duty has always extended into being a brother or father to that child that needs a shoulder to lean on.”

Michael serves as the Head of Education for eduKenya. He joined the organization as a class one teacher in 2009 and was promoted to head teacher in 2010. He served at Mawewa Primary School as the head teacher from 2012 until 2018 when he was promoted to Head of Education. Michael has a Primary Education Teacher certificate from Meru Teacher’s College, a diploma in Early Childhood Education from Kiambu District Centre for Early Childhood Education and is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Education in Early Childhood Education from Mount Kenya University. Michael is passionate about positive growth, fairness, and justice. Michael is the father to two boys, Jayden and DJibril.

Collette Mwende


“I love working closely with the students to help them bring out the best in themselves, overcome challenges and exploit educational opportunities.”

Collette is the Guidance Coordinator for eduKenya. She has a diploma in Community Development and Social Work from Africa Nazarene University. She previously worked for Pumwani Maternity Hospital Social Department as an Industrial Attachment as well as a Field Interviewer at Kemri-CDC Kibera. Collette is passionate about anything that involves community empowerment and development. She is married and has two children.

Angela Ndiho


“I love being a part of a committed team that is developing solutions that are leading to transformation at an individual and community level. In the Skills Training unit, it's amazing to see the hope in faces of the students as they see the opportunities to empower themselves slowly unfolding.”

Angela serves on the eduKenya team as the Community Sustainability Developer. Angela is enthusiastic about building capacity for economic empowerment amongst the under-privileged. In particular, she is passionate about the development of the Kenyan textile value chain as a means to achieving economic empowerment. She has experience spanning import/export trade, marketing and production in the garment and agro-processing sectors garnered over the last 18 years.

Stella Ndiho


“It is an awesome privilege to be a part of the story of how God is breaking the cycle of poverty for each of our students.”

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.

Ajema Ngumba


“Every individual has a story to tell; I only have to look, listen and understand. These stories inspire me to give my all because God has called me to this noble work.”

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


“In my work, I am most motivated by the children; their growth and transformation is inspiring!”

Erick is the Procurement Coordinator 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.

Joseph Njenga


“ I love the opportunity I have to serve humanity and witness transformation firsthand!”

Joseph is the Kenya Community Relationships Manager for eduKenya. He worked with the Kwa Watoto Project Trust as a volunteer assistant in Home Based Care Program between 2008-2010. He later became the head of Home Based Care program, then the Community support Ministry coordinator. Joseph has a higher diploma in Project Management from Kenya Institute of Management. He is passionate about youth ministry and talent empowerment and is also a talented recording artist with 2 albums to his name.

Evan Kinyanjui

Kenya Information Technology Officer

“It gives me great joy to serve young developing children because their possibilities are endless in their vibrant youth, as they discover their God-given gifts and purpose in life.”

Evan graduated from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. He previously worked for FIT Resources Kenya as the ICT projects officer and LG Mobile as a merchandiser.

Julius Ndeti

"I am passionate about helping a child to grow and be transformed in his/her life both physically and Spiritually. I am happy to partner with an organization that does that."

Julius serves as our Kenya Accountant alongside his job as a Certified Public Accountant for KKCO. He is a graduate of KCA University where he studied for a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance. Julius studies his CPA courses from the Vision Institute of Professionals and is a member of ICPAK.

Jeff Whitlock

Lead Strategist – 31 Digital

“I believe in eduKenya's mission of transformation, and am honored to play a small part in this incredible organization."

Jeff brings ten years of digital production and marketing to the table. He has unmatched enthusiasm for turning ideas into reality and solving complex business problems. He resides just outside Nashville, TN with his wife, two daughters, and dog, Monte.

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