we have in place a leadership team that oversees the day to day running as well as the oversight role into the project operations. Below are some of the key members.
Hon. Johnson Muyanja Ssenyonga – Patron
Formerly the Mayor of Mukono and currently our area member of parliament of Mukono south in the Uganda parliament.
Hon Ssenyonga has always been there for Bethany, his guidance and critical views have been very beneficial to this project.
“I am very proud to be the patron of Bethany Christian Center. This organization has been very vital in transforming many lives of vulnerable children, elderly, the sick and the community around Nakisunga sub county in particular and Mukono district and the country in general. Helping the orphans and needy children in this impoverished area to get free education, accommodation, food and health services is the difference maker in lives. The Bethany health services and Bethany church helping the sick both in spirit and body is a great work which needs great recognition. I am proud of the work done at Bethany but above all I am proud to be part of this organization.”
Pr. James Sterling Muwendo – Welfare Director
He is the director in charge of welfare. James’ responsibility is to ensure that the general well being of our children and workers at Bethany is of high-quality. His main job is to make sure that all the children are fed within a balanced deity to ensure their growth. He also cross checks the staff especially the house mothers and teachers are in good health, happy and always to work to better their physical, spiritual, emotional and economical lives.
James Sterling Muwendo is the senior Pastor and founder of Abundance Peculiar Int. Ministries (APIM) and the Pastor of Jesus Abundance Centre located at Kireka Town along Namugongo Road Adjacent The Northern Bypass, Approximately 10km East Of Kampala City-Uganda
Ronald Ssimbwa – Project Administrator
Ronald holds a BTM bachelor’s degree from Makerere University Kampala Uganda. He has a lot of experience working with both vulnerable children and Adults. Having worked with The Bethany Christian Trust in Edinburgh Scotland UK where he worked with the homeless at the Bethany centre homeless hostel.
Ronald sets and administer the day today activities at Bethany.
” I love Bethany Christian center Uganda and the many things we do here, being an administrator helps me get more in touch with our children. I have a lot of experience working with children, care, and the vulnerable in society and most of all I love what I do”
Olivia Namatovu Mugwanya – Project Manager
Olivia is the project manager and child psychologist at Bethany. A graduate with honors for bachelor of psychology at Makerere University Kampala specializing in child psychology. Olivia loves the children with a passion, she evaluates their progress in all areas of their lives and she is a great encourager to them in widening the children’s horizon and trying out new things. Coming with a vast experience having worked with many children organizations as well as having worked with Standard Chartered Bank
William Mpungu – Project Coordinator
William volunteers his services to Bethany, he coordinates all the projects, the Orphanage, School, Health Center, Farm and Church. He is behind the progress of all the success in projects moving in the right direction. With his heavy work as a Sales Manager of the great Serena Hotel Kampala, William always fixes time to coordinate these activities at Bethany for the last nine years.
“I always find it fulfilling to make a difference in lives, for me it is a privilege despite my busy schedule, it feels right to give back to the community in my services rendered and I am happy to continue to do so.”
Victoria Kaggs – Project Fundraiser.
Victoria is a graduate in business information systems specializing in communication from MSC private college Port Elizabeth South Africa.
Victoria joined the team this year on a voluntary basis. Realizing Bethany was in a great need of funding, we wanted to get someone with vast experience to help show the world what Bethany is all about, in her own words Victoria says” there is a lot of good work being done here for orphans, elderly and the community which is done in silence and without facilitation, let’s link up with communities, organizations and individuals who can partner with Bethany and are like minded to redefine the lives of these orphans, widows and the community for good”