Dr Peter Brierley
Rev Philemon Owino Oguna
Philemon is an ordained Anglican minister who still works closely with the Bishop of Kisumu. He has led the Kisumu team for several years and lives nearby with his wife, Linda and their children. In his spare time, he loves using his social media and teaching visitors the Luo language!
Pamela Akoth Madhira
Pamela is the ‘mother’ of the children’s home and is respected by all for her caring but firm love of the children. In her spare time, she serves voluntarily on the board of Tieng’re Primary School and works tirelessly in the local Anglican church.
Winnie works alongside Pamela in looking after the welfare of the very needy children in our care. She therefore has a very close relationship with each of the children in her care. Her great sense of fun and love of life is matched only by her love of posing for photos!
Administrator, Finance and Sponsorship
Lynn has worked in administration for many Christian charities, serving Children, Youth and Adults both at home and abroad. She works part-time for Kisumu Children Trust. As a busy church pastor’s wife, she is passionate about community and building bridges of hope across the world. She also loves dance and the colour blue!
Tim acts as our Executive Officer for Community, focusing on our work in and around Tieng’re, working closely with community leaders. A design leader working for an investment bank, Tim lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife and two children. He’s a keen guitarist and regularly plays in the worship band for his and other churches in the area.
Environmental & International Development
Samara lives in Cumbria with her family and has worked in numerous charity sectors, including serving as a trustee. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies and International Development and has visited Africa many times in working capacity, seeking to share the love of Jesus for those living in poverty. She loves being out in the countryside and also being creative.
IT professional at an academic institution
Steve has special responsibility for the promotions team and the charity’s IT needs in Kisumu. He works for University College London in software development. He lives in St Albans and is married to Liz. Together they attend a local Baptist church. In his spare time Steve is an amateur radio enthusiast.
Kathryn De Freitas
Kathryn works in a school and enjoys reading, baking, and crafting. She is married to Ivo and they have one son. They share many hobbies and interests such as photography and of course, a love of Jesus. They have served in many roles in the church, and have both served in Children’s ministry.
Ivo De Freitas
Ivo is married to Kathryn and they were both born and raised in South Africa. He enjoys taking snaps with his camera, as well as pottering around in the garage doing woodwork. He has been a follower of Jesus for most of his life and has served in many roles within the church.
Retired Corporate Manager
Retired Primary Teacher
retired Human Resources Manager