Dan is a missionary with World Gospel Mission and is also a member of Nappanee Missionary Church in Nappanee, Indiana. In 2005 he came to the Baby Centre on a work team and has been a part of the ministry since then.
In 2012, Dan, his wife Dana, and their son Carson, moved to Kenya to aid in the running of the Baby Centre. Dan says, “Our ultimate goal is to train up Kenyan leaders to take over the leadership at the Baby Centre.”
You can reach Dan at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Emmanuel is the Deputy Director at the Baby Centre. He has been employed here since 2012 and holds a Diploma in Human Resources and a Degree in Finance and Banking. Manu says “I love working here because it’s an opportunity that God has given me to reach out and serve the less privileged in our society by showing them love and giving them a sense of family they have never had. I find satisfaction when the kids smile back at me and also when they embrace me, this really breaks my heart.”
You can reach Emmanuel at: email@example.com
Betty is the Outreach Ministry Manager at the Baby Centre since Dec. 2014. Betty studied at Kenya Highlands Evangelical University and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Christian Education. She also studied at Egerton University and graduated with a Master of Arts in Sociology (Community Development and Project Management). She’s had experience working in a Women’s Empowerment organization as a Programme Officer in charge of the HIV/AIDS programs. She is married to Pastor Brian Rop and they are blessed with two wonderful boys, Nathan who is 5 years and Mark who is 3 years. Her passion is to love Christ with all her heart and to extend His grace to others through her actions, attitude and love. One of her favorite versus is 1 Timothy 1:12.
You can reach Betty at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pius and his wife Everlyn have been secunded to the Baby Centre from the AGC Missions office to be the house parents of our home for the un-adoptable children at the Baby Centre. The home is called AGC Nyumbani ya Tumaini (Africa Gospel Church Home of Hope). The long term plan is to build a rural home on our property in the Salgaa area.
Pius and Evelyn come with hearts to serve and great experience as missionaries in Northern Kenya for 11 years. God has truly blessed us with this couple and we look forward to seeing the fruit of this new branch of ministry.
You can reach Pius at: email@example.com
Everlyn was born to a Christian family of eight. She became a Christian at age nine and had a deep passion laid in her heart for special needs and vulnerable children.
Everlyn was born with autism and she thanks God that through His grace He enabled her to trust in Him every day. Through the help of her family members and neighbors she learned to live with her autism.
She studied in Chemundu Primary School, Kapkenda Girls School for high school and Kenya Highlands Bible College for her Diploma in Christian Education.
Due to experiences on the mission field, where her and her husband Rev. Pius Korir served for nine years, she joined Royal Bridge for a Certificate in Early Childhood Development, Diploma in Early Childhood Development, and now she is getting her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Development.
Everlyn says, “I have always wanted to be the hands and feet for Jesus and serve children and the less fortunate to help them develop to their full potential. My goal is to see every child develop fully regardless of their background, race, or family history. One child at a time.”
Christine has been employed at the Baby Centre since 2008. She holds a Diploma in Business Administration and serves as the Baby Centre’s Bookkeeper/ Receptionist.
Christine says “being a ministry to the little children I enjoy working here and see the amazing transformation upon their lives as they come in and as they join wonderful families. I have learned a lot working with the babies since I started as a caregiver. I love those little friends who cherish my heart daily. I feel blessed working here, as a church based institution, it is a service to the Lord!” Christine has a wonderful attitude and always has a smile to welcome you. She is a blessing to the Baby Centre and we are thankful that she is a part of the team.
You can reach Christine at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Irene serves as the Baby Centre’s Social Worker. She has been employed here since 2008. She lives in Nakuru and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Family and Consumer Science.
Irene states that the Baby Centre is a ministry that impacts the life of innocent babies who had no hope of survival because of being abandoned. Seeing the life of these babies being transformed from a person with no hope to a person with hope and a future since God blesses them with a family. Many lives are transformed especially families that had no hope of having children, this happens through adoption. Please pray for all the babies here to be placed with families. Pray for all the staff here, we need Gods grace to continue serving in this ministry. It is not an easy job.”
You can reach Irene at: email@example.com
Joyce is a pediatric nurse and worked at Tenwek Hospital before coming to the Baby Centre in 2011. She lives with her family Rongai. Joyce loves children and has a special heart for these abandoned and orphaned babies. You can see this in how she cares for them on a daily basis.
Jesus said “Let the children come to me for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to such as these.” – Matthew 19:14. Joyce says that it is “in humility I offer my service to the little children as unto the Lord. As He encourages me to do all good work as to the best of my ability, strength and knowledge.” I Corinthians 15:58 says “Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord because you know that your labour is in the Lord is not in vain.”
You can reach Joyce at: firstname.lastname@example.org