Established in 2000 by Rev. Dr. Emmanuel and Dorcas Chemengich and their friends in the United States of America (USA), Mwamba Foundation was recognized as a 501(c)(3) non profit in 2003.
Mwamba Foundation works towards transforming lives in the United States of America and in Kitale, Kenya by building mutual partnerships that enhance human capacity through education, sharing of resources and cultural exchanges. Mwamba is a swahili word for “rock”, expresses the stability Mwamba foundation seeks to establish in the Kenyan people. Mwamba works through communities and churches to transform the lives of the Kenyan people by:
- Funding scholarships and donating school supplies to ensure that poor children have access to educational opportunities;
- Financing Seminary scholarships and workshops, and equipping the Church Resource Center to develop and enhance church leaders;
- Promoting women’s development through entrepreneurial education.
The activities above are categorized as projects which include:
- Leadership Development
- Women Development
- Future and Special projects