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Pastor James Mureithi, Founder 

James grew up in a small village in rural Kenya. Like many other of his age, during his time he struggled to make his way through primary and secondary school, often not having the supplies or tuition that he needed. It wasn’t until he entered college that he first encountered a computer class. Curiosity drove him learn as much as possible about computers, the internet and instilled a passion for creating a ministry dedicated to providing the opportunity to teach digital literacy skills to under resourced kids in Embu Kenya. He ended up to apply for scholarship online and was awarded one under Urban Promise International fellowship programs. James and his wife are blessed with two kids. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in cultural studies (Anthropology) from Moi University, a Masters degree in Project Planning and Management from University of Nairobi, Kenya and a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University, PA (USA).


John is passionate about education and youth empowerment. He finds fulfillment in helping the younger generation find life purpose, hope and meaning. He taught for seven years in Kenyan high schools before joining James in the startup work of Youth Promise Kenya. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Kenyatta University, a Diploma in Faithful TEACH from Philadelphia FIGHT in U.S.A and a master's degree in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University, Pennsylvania U.S.A. He loves to share success stories of the program in churches, business groups, schools, small groups and invites people to be part of this great mission of making a difference in the lives of children and youth in Embu. He is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership at Eastern University, USA.

John Munyi Kathuri


Geoffrey M. Gichovi, Chairman Board of Directors

Geoffrey is teacher by profession, a part-time lecturer at University of Nairobi and an Examiner with The Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC). He has a Bachelors Degree in Education and Masters Degree in Project planning Management. During his free time he enjoys doing poetry among other hobbies. He is a profound supporter of charitable work.

Rev Elias Mwaniki Kithaka, Secretary Board of Directors 

Elias is a Clergyman and Educationist. He is dedicated in community service and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (Arts), Master’s Degree in Education (Administration and Management), Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Human Resource Management) and currently Pursuing Doctorate Degree - PhD (Education Administration and Management- Thesis Writing). He serves les privileged community alongside the work Youth Promise Kenya does.

Nicholus, a fiscal Analyst at the Tana River County Assembly, has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Applied Statistics from Maseno university. He loves to do charitable work and that is how he met the founder of Youth Promise Kenya while they jointly supported an orphan in a school they taught together. He is currently supporting a few beneficiaries at the Youth Promise ministry.

Nicholus Nyaga Mwaniki, Treasurer Board of Directors


Anisia Wandiri Mureithi, Co-founder 

She is a social-psychologist by profession. With a Bachelor of Art Degree in Psychology and Sociology from University of Nairobi Anisia trains life-skills and is also in-charge of sponsorship program for orphans and vulnerable kids. Her passion for the organization is to see as many vulnerable young kids as possible on board. They end up being transformed through love and self realization making them better people in the society in the future. 


Beatrice has been training Discipleship at Youth Promise Kenya. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Finance from Kenyatta University Kenya. She is currently pursuing master's degree in Organizational Leadership at Cairn University. She is passionate about girls and it is her desire to see many having free access to sanitary towels and get through their education well.

Anthony Mugendi, ICT Instructor

Anthony is the I.C.T Trainer at Youth Promise Kenya. He is a graduate in Information Technology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology - Kenya. He is passionate about Technology and enjoys impacting the youth with Technical skills.


Marclus is one of our beneficiary and he is currently serving as an intern at Youth Promise Kenya. He holds Bachelor's Degree  in Community Development and Environment from JKUAT. He is a mentor in leadership and environment. He is also passionate in identifying and nurturing talents/gifts among children and youth. His desire is to see them access educational resources and proper hygiene that will enable them propel their gifts.


Marclus Munene, Leadership & Talents Mentor

Beatrice Wangai, Girls Empowerment Coordinator 

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