IN-COUNTRY FIELD DIRECTORS

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GEORGE IRUNGU

Kijabe, Kenya Field Director

George and his beautiful family have been partnering with Love Africa for quite some time, and it's safe to say that he is family. George walks alongside our teams in Kijabe, Kenya, helping us make the most of our time. Team members in Kenya fall in love with the Irungu's and it's no stretch to say that you will too!

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OLIVIER GABUKA

Gisenyi, Rwanda Field Director

A heart like none other, Olivier exudes passion for the Gospel. A native to Rwanda, Olivier provides a knowledge of the land that is vital to our success in country. A partner like none other , you won't be the same after you get to know our friend!

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BENSON MURIHIRA

Bunagana, D.R. Congo Field Director

Benson is easily one of the best humans you may ever have the pleasure of knowing. Founder of CIYOTA, Benson has given his life to transforming Africa through the lens of Christ. If you can't already tell, we love him very much! Learn more about CIYOTA's efforts here.

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NTAKAMAZIE NZIYONVIRA

Kyangwali, Uganda Field Director

Kind, humble, and loving. These are just a few words that make up the man we have come to know and love in Ntakamazie. Also known as T.K., our Uganda field director is truly passionate about the ministry CIYOTA takes part of in Kyangwali. T.K. leaves an impact on each person he meets, and you won't be the exception!

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TAMAR ALIA

Undisclosed, Egypt Field Director

Tamar is our newest Field Director in Egypt, and the Director of Healing Grace, our ministry partner. Upon finishing his studies in the US, Tamar returned home with a passion to see the young children in a primarily Muslim country, come to know the true and living God. We're so excited for the future of Love Africa and Healing Grace in Egypt!

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BIENVENU KAMWENDO

Goma, D.R.C. Field Director

Bienvenu, known to friends as Benny, is the head of youth for the Baptist Churches in The Congo (CEBCE). His passion for change, and desire to do good among his people, is arguably unmatched. Benny is a phenomenal travel companion and the best friend you could ask for.

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MATT PATCH

Naivasha, Kenya Field Director

Matt is the Director of Operations for Oasis for Orphans. A graduate of Clemson University, his story is incredible. Matt fell in love with Kenya while traveling with the World Race, and has since devoted his life to orphans in Kenya, adopting many of his own. He now lives in Kenya full time with his wife and family. We can't wait for you to meet Matt!

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DR. JOSEPH KAKANDE

Mukono, Uganda Field Director

Jospeh and his wife Frieda founded Christ Ambassadors Church, along with Champions Christian School. With a passion for children that could only be directly from Christ's heart, they have quickly become very dear to Love Africa. We're so excited for the future of Champions!