- ABOUT US
Mr. George Ogalo is a graduate of Egerton University (B.Ed., Mathematics and Economics), and Africa International University (formerly NEGST) with Master of Divinity in Biblical Studies. He is currently a PhD candidate (Biblical Studies). In his undergraduate studies, he was in the Christian Union leadership, serving in various capacities including being the Chairman of the Christian Union. He also served as a member of the FOCUS Coordinating Council (FCC), now known as National Governing Council (NGC), by virtue of being in the National Students Executive committee (NASEC). During his Masters studies at AIU, he became the Chairman of the students Association thereby representing students in the University Senate. Previously, before going for further studies, George worked for FOCUS for a cumulative 10 years in different roles including one year in STEM program, two years of missionary assignment in Southover Church, England with a focus on International students’ ministry, and seven (7) years in the FOCUS staff team. As a FOCUS staff he was a Training Secretary (title has since changed to Campus Ministry Facilitator) and a Regional Coordinator for 3 years and 4 years respectively. George continued being an active FOCUS Associate, investing his public speaking, communication and Bible exposition skills in the Church, Christian Unions, FOCUS staff trainings, and student Conferences. George has also demonstrated leadership in several other forums. He has been actively involved in Church ministry as Youth Patron and Advisory Board member at Christ is the Answer Ministries (CITAM) Kisumu and as the head of department for Family Care Ministry at CITAM Ngong. He has also served as a Convener of the Religion Committee in Kenya Christian Professional forum (KCPF). In the rural community, he has led initiatives in mobilising resources for Education of the youth and for providing clean water. He has helped set up three consortiums involving Sychar Centre, Institute of Study of African Realities (ISAR), Concordis International, in which he was also the repertoire, leading to three publications on the issues of ethnicity, land, and corruption. George is married to Mary Thamari Odhiambo, and they are blessed with three children; Cato, Mark and Luka.
Ezekiel is a graduate of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT) with a Bachelor in Computer Technology. He served in STEM Program at Moi University before becoming a Campus Ministry Facilitator in September 2009. Ezekiel is married to Joy Nabulumbi.
Joseph Opanda Namutala is the Finance and Administration Director and Campus Ministry Facilitator of UoN Parklands and Lower Kabete Campuses and Utalii College. Joseph graduated with Bsc. Physics from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). He joined Short Term Experience in Ministry (STEM) and he was based at Njoro Campus of Egerton University. He thereafter went to Norway for ten months where he worked with Christian Students in one of the Universities. After coming back from Norway in June 2008, Joseph worked as a volunteer with the 2008 Commission Conference Desk until February 2009. He joined the staff team as a Campus Ministry Facilitator in April 2009. He was the Commission 2011 Conference Deputy Director. He is married to Ruth Muthoni and they have two sons.
Jacinta Wanjiku Kimani-Njogu is the Associates Ministry Director. Jacinta is a graduate from Egerton University with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Human Ecology (Extension) where she also served in the CU leadership in 2005-2007 as the Bible Study Coordinator. After graduating, she served on the STEM program in 2007-2008 and was stationed at the University of Nairobi Main Campus CU and Chiromo Campus CU and thereafter was employed by the Public Service Commission as the Agricultural Extension Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and also as the District Agribusiness Development Officer, Kiambu County. Jacinta is married to Charles Kariithi and they have two daughters.
Janet Ogola-Opondo is the Resource Mobilization Director. She is the Campus Ministry Facilitator of Upper Kabete, KTTI , AHITI and formerly the Regional Coordinator Southern Nairobi Region. She was also Ezra 2012 and 2013 Conference Co Director Janet graduated in 2007 with a B Sc. Agriculture from Upper Kabete Campus of University of Nairobi. She was the CU secretary when she was a student and after her studies she joined the FOCUS staff team as a STEM staff based in Maseno University in 2007/2008. After STEM she went to Norway for 10 months as a FOCUS missionary and worked with college and high school students there. She rejoined FOCUS as staff early 2010 as a Campus Ministry Facilitator based in Kakamega in the Western region. Janet is married to Isaiah Opondo and they have two children.
Cephas was the Chairman of the then Chepkoilel University College (now the University of Eldoret) CU and the Chairman of National Students Executive Committee (NASEC) before joining FOCUS staff team in the Short Term Experience in Ministry (STEM) program in 2012 where he was based at Kenyatta University, Main Campus. Cephas holds a bachelor’s degree in Statistics.
Peter Kimeu is the PR & Communication Director and the Campus Ministry Facilitator for JKUAT Main Campus, Mount Kenya University, Main Campus and Murang’a University College. He served as a STEM staff 2009-2010 based in Medical School and Kenya Polytechnic University College. He is a BEd (Mathematics and Physics) graduate from Masinde Muliro Univeristy of Science and Technology (MMUST). A+, N+ and CIP from IAT RSEC Chairperson of Western Region during his student days. He had a one-year stint at Institute of Advanced Technology ( IAT), Thika Road Campus before rejoining the FOCUS staff in 2012. He is married to Phoebe Misente and they have a son.