Founder and Coordinators

Mercy Amba Ewudziwa was born to Revd. and Mrs Yamoah at Asamankese, Ghana, in 1933 during the harvest season. She was educated in Methodist Schools at Asamankese, Achinakrom, Effiduase and Mmofraturo, Kumasi. She went to Achimota School and then to Kumasi College of Technology for teacher training. She studied Theology at the University of Ghana and Cambridge University, UK. She is a certified teacher who has taught in several schools in Ghana and Nigeria. In 1968, she married Modupe Oduyoye, a Nigerian Christian publisher.

Mercy is the first woman in Africa to obtain a University degree in Theology and with this training, she taught at several Universities in Africa – Ibadan, Cape Town and Nairobi. She has served as a visiting Professor in the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA. In the USA, she also taught classes and gave talks in institutions such as San Francisco Theological Seminary, Union Theological Seminary, Harvard, Princeton, Yale and many other Theological institutions as a commencement speaker.

West African Region

Regional Coordinator: West Africa

Joyce Boham

Coordinator: Ghana

Hajia Fatimatu Sulemanu

Coordinator: Nigeria

Mrs Gloria Ayantayo

Coordinator: Cameroon

Rev Dr Tabe Jennet otob Epse Benoni-Wang

Research Coordinator: Nigeria

Mrs Oba Eduviere Osamemen Osaze

Research Coordinator: Cameroon

Rev Marceline Lambiv Yele

Research Coordinator: Ghana

Very Rev Dr Mark S. Aidoo

Research Coordinator: Ghana

Rev Dr Mrs Grace Sintim Adasi

East African Region

Coordinator: East Africa

Prof Esther Mombo

Coordinator: Kenya

Dr Telesia Musili

Executive Member: Kenya

Rev Catherine Njagi

Circle Secretary: Kenya

Dr Edith Kayeli

Executive Member: Kenya

The Rev Lydia Chemei

Circle Secretary: Rwanda

Rev Mukamakuza Therese

Circle Treasurer: Kenya

Rev Pauline Wanjiru Njiru

Executive Member: Kenya

Dr Mary Wanjiku Kahura

Circle Treasurer: Rwanda

Rev Berthe Nyiransabimana

Head of Research: Kenya

Rev Bishop Dr Angeline Savala

Executive Member: Kenya

The Rev Schola Kiilu

Circle Coordinator: Rwanda

Rev Dr Muke Nagaju

 Southern Africa Region

Circle Coordinator: South Africa

Rev. Dr. Peggy Mulambya-Kabonde

Circle Coordinator: Zambia

Theresa Nanyangwe

Circle Coordinator: Tanzania

Faith Lugazia

Circle Coordinator: South Africa

Dr. Funlola Olojede

Circle Coordinator: Malawi

Gertrude Kapuma

Circle Coordinator: Botswana

Ms. Malebogo Kgalemang

Circle Coordinator: Zimbabwe

Dr. Sophia Chirongoma

Circle Coordinator: Mozambique

Zelda Cossa

Circle Coordinator: Lesotho

Paul Leshota