Maud Andersson, Chairperson, Children’s Mission Africa Board

Maud Andersson provides organizational oversight and directs the strategic direction of CMA as the chair of its board. She brings in a unique blend of Christian ministry experience coupled with hardcore technical experience in development work.
 
She worked with AEG in Malmo Sweden in sales, and then in 1971, took up a 20-year commitment as a missionary in Kenya. During that period, she served as the Assistant Manager of Keswick Books & Gifts, and General Secretary of FPFK. She recently concluded a deployment with Pentecostal Mission Relief and Development Agency as Director, where he served from 1998-2014.
 
Maud is the Vice Chairman of Children’s Mission Sweden, and Chairman of Children’s mission Africa. She is also serving in the Board of Keswick books and gifts, Vice chairman of Botkyrka Pentecostal Church Mission Board and member of elders’ board Tumba, Sweden.

Ann Wairimu Mwangi, Board Treasurer, Children's Mission Africa

Anne’s background in social work, diverse working experience in both government and the development world makes her an asset to CMA, where she serves as the boards treasurer.
 
Ann work experience includes deployment in the ministry of social services in Kenya, Program office with the Danish Volunteer Services in Taita, and Project manager at FPC on a SIDA funded community development project.
 
Anne Holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work and is currently pursuing a Masters in Christian Ministries at Daystar University.
 

Ann currently serves in the boards of the following organizations; Daybreak limited, Palm Breeze gardens, Golden Age Community, Adonai retreat center and Destiny Children’s Home. 


Tom Owuor, Board Secretary, Children's Mission Africa

Tom Owuor ensures that the CMA board operates efficiently and works smoothly with the staff team, and its stakeholders. As the Board Secretary, Tom is a critical part of the operations of the organization, which relies on his exceptional organization and coordination skills to fulfill its mandate.
 
Tom has served with the Navigators Ministry for over 20 years, where he has discipled young men to maturity in Christ. Tom’s deep conviction in the potential of young people to become responsible, independent and valuable members of their communities undergirds his commitment to CMA’s mission.
 
Tom holds a MSc degree in Horticulture.

Anders Mårtensson, Board Member, Children's Mission Africa.

Anders Martensson’s sits in the CMA Board. He brings long experience in development work in Eastern Europe as well as his deep-set faith in the empowerment of community makes his an asset for CMA.

His experiences in life include 16 years’ experience in development work in Eastern Europe, 25 years in local church leadership in Sweden. He has founded several social entrepreneurship ventures for charity.
 
Anders studied Agriculture and engineering in building constructions.
 
He currently serves as the project coordinator of Children’s Mission focus on entrepreneurship development-Africa

Wanjau Nduba, Board Member, Children's Mission Africa

Wanjau Nduba sits in the CMA board, bringing a wealth of experience in the field of entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and community development.
 
A key dimension of his role has to do with helping people lead productive lives through wealth creation through business Development. Wanjau is passionate about establishment of enterprises that seeks to bring holistic transformation to communities.
 
Wanjau currently leads Navigators Micro Enterprise Program (MEP) development in Africa and other initiatives that contribute towards long-term financial sustainability within the Navigator movement, and Poverty Alleviation. He serves as the link person for Global Enterprise Movement Africa partners and Children Mission Sweden. Wanjau has played a central role in Micro enterprise development in Africa since 1989.
 
Wanjau has served in the Boards of the Navigators Africa, Leadership foundation of Kenya, Children Mission Africa, Homeless Children International boards and in the Board of Nairobi Baptist Church. Wanjau is married to Stella and together three daughters.

Rev. Nicta Lubaale, Board Member, Children's Mission Africa

 Originally from Uganda, Rev. Nicta Lubaale has been the General Secretary of the Organization of African Instituted Churches (OAIC) based in Nairobi, Kenya, since 2007. He served as the Director for Development and HIV/AIDS Programme of the OAIC and as a Pastor with the Centre for Evangelism in Uganda for 13 years.

Nicta has been involved in the area of faith and development for over 25 years. He has been involved in the mobilisation and building community responses to HIV and AIDS; he has given leadership to the development of food and nutrition security Initiatives that are implemented by churches and farmers organisations resulting into over 1000 congregations and farmers owned initiatives; he participated in giving leadership to the Africa Interfaith Initiative on SDGs-a multi-faith platform that enabled Africa’s Faith communities to bring their voice in shaping the SDGs.

He is currently involved in working with faith communities in different socio-political environments to find the appropriate approaches and narrative that will enable the citizenry to participate in shaping the way public services are delivered in Africa. 


Wanjau Nduba, Africa Mission Leader

Wanjau Nduba sits in the CMA board, bringing a wealth of experience in the field of entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and community development. A key dimension of his role has to do with helping people lead productive lives through wealth creation through business Development.

Wanjau is passionate about establishment of enterprises that seeks to bring holistic transformation to communities.

Wanjau currently leads Navigators Micro Enterprise Program (MEP) development in Africa and other initiatives that contribute towards long-term
financial sustainability within the Navigator movement, and Poverty Alleviation. He serves as the link person for Global Enterprise Movement Africa partners and Children Mission Sweden.

Wanjau has played a central role in Micro enterprise development in Africa since 1989. He has served in the Boards of the Navigators Africa, Leadership foundation of Kenya, Children Mission Africa, Homeless Children International boards and in the Board of Nairobi Baptist Church.

Wanjau is married to Stella and together they have three daughters.


Chelimo Njoroge, Regional Programme Manager

Chelimo Njoroge coordinates the franco-phone regional activities of CMA in her role as the Regional Programme Manager.

She provides leadership in program management, monitoring, evaluation and reporting within the organisation and among its partners. She also supports in capacity development and resource mobilization among CMA partners.

Her passion is to see vulnerable children and poor families in Africa empowered and emancipated from poverty. Chelimo brings in a wide range of project and organizational management skills to CMA. She is proficient in Project Management, Policy Advocacy, Resource mobilisation, Partners capacity building, and Monitoring and Evaluation.

She is married to Joram Njoroge and holds a master degree in Sociology.


Mercy Murigi, Capacity Development & Resource Mobilization Manager

Mercy likes to refer to herself as a beloved daughter of God, the last-born of her parents, a sister, an aunt, a friend, proudly Kenyan and a pan-African. She has had a diverse career in both the corporate and development fields in the areas of organizational operations and capacity development, strategy design, project management and in partner management.

Her academic background is a unique combination of tech and development having an undergraduate degree in Business Information Technology, MA in Foreign Policy and Development and professional training in project management and M&E.

In this season, she is blessed to be serving as the capacity development and resource mobilization manager and coordinates the anglophone regional activities on behalf of Children’s Mission Africa (CMA). 

Mercy is a Rotarian, an avid volunteer and a mentor on different platforms including the Kenyatta Trust. She is keen on advocacy for matters associated with philanthropy, loves to travel and enjoys a good fictional book.

 

 


Faith Njoroge, Finance and Administration Office

Faith is a graduate from the university of Nairobi with a Bachelors of Economics and Statistics degree. She is also a certified public accountant with experience in audit.

She has previously worked with Henry Smith and Wilson CPA(K) as an Audit semi-senior. Faith is passionate about excellence in work, discipleship for young women and commitment to impact communities holistically through technical support.

Faith has been engaged to provided effective and efficient financial and administrative services through establishing and maintaining systems, structures and controls towards the smooth running of the CMA office and that of
its partners.

She joined us in the beginning of February 2018 and will be managing the day to day human, financial and administrative resources of the office. She will also be engaged in building the capacity of partners in Africa in her area of expertise.