Our Kenya staff truly embraces Foothold International’s (AKA Kuendeleza Africa) values, and are passionate about making Christ known in their communities. Every day, they work to end destructive cycles of poverty through programs that compliment the culture, are accessible to all, are sustainable, and are holistic. We are so grateful for their hard work and dedication.
Our Kenya staff is also grateful for people like yourself, it is your gifts to the ministry that empower them to continue the work that Christ is doing in Kenya.

Charity Kirinya

Charity Kirinya is the Overseer of Operations at kuendeleza Africa, as well as the cofounder of the Taveta Children’s Assistance Program. She is also a Pastor’s wife at Great Gospel Missioners Church, and a mother of three. Charity’s duties include handling finances, encouraging staff, and overseeing all aspects of Kuendeleza’s operations.
She is passionate about ministering to the local community, especially to orphans and widows. Her hobbies include making new friends and sharing motivational stories with kids.

Darius Ndambo

Darius Ndambo is the General Manager of Kuendeleza Africa’s Biosand project, called Aqua Chala. Apart from his management duties, Darius installs, and services Biosand filters in the village Chala. He is also certified in training others in all aspects of Bisand water filtration technology. Darius sees his work in the community as an opportunity to make Jesus Christ known, and help others live healthier lives. He and his wife, Elizabeth have a baby daughter and takes great pride in providing for them. He enjoys playing soccer, exploring nature, and guiding tours.

Clara Kache

Clara Kache lives in the village of Chala with her husband and six children. She is Kuendeleza’s Community Health Promoter, as well as a Community Health Volunteer for the Taveta County Health Department. Each day, Clara visits, schools, homes, and various community groups promoting proper Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) practices. She also assists in the installation of our Biosand filters in homes, schools. After installation, Clara instructs the filter owner on how to use and care for their filter.
Clara is a matron over Sunday school children at her church, and her hobbies include cooking and making friends.