Board Member & Patron
Brief info

Rev. Benard Obuya is a passionate senior pastor of Community Baptist Church and a counselor Professional and joined Youth Initiative Development Programme in 2016.

Benard is Patron and board member. He has worked as an educator, a researcher on education issues in Africa, and a researcher on psychosocial support for Orphans and other Vulnerable Children. He has also been involved with International NGOs working to empower children and the needy. Benard also co-founded Kayole Baptist Church, a community-based initiative to help children in the Kayole slum. He is also a lifelong learner, being a holder of Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology at Daystar University and a Bachelor of Divinity (BD) at St Pauls University Limuru. Rev. Benard believes and is proof, that education is a sure and sustainable way of emancipating the children and youths of Africa from the cycle of poverty. This is more sustainable when the beneficiaries take an active role in the processes that help them and that’s exactly what Youth Initiative Development Programme is doing!