KCFA Historical Timeline
Dr. Joe Karogi
♦ Dr. Joe Karogi and Dr. Mary Chege-Karogi founded KCFA on October 14th, 1991 in Birmingham, Alabama.
♦ Created Organizational Name.
♦ Started Ushirika Magazine.
Rev. Dr. S. Githumbi
♦ Presided over a transition period when KCFA was going through a division and provided stability for one year until a new board was elected.
Mr. Patrick Muindi
♦ Constitution – over saw the writing of KCFA Constitution which was ratified in 1996.
♦ Inaugurated the Board of Trustees.
♦ Presided over establishment of KCFA in the southern region.
♦ Transition to ownership.
EXPANSION & GROWTH
Dr. Joe Njoroge
♦ Registered in the state of Tennessee.
♦ Formal Registration of KCFA into a 501(c)3.
♦ Relocated site of annual conference to JMU.
♦ KCFA CONFRENCE & RETREAT CENTER VISION.
♦ Planting and expansion of new KCFA Chapters.
♦ Created better structure of the organization.
♦ Expanded KCFA to the South.
♦ Regular national executive board meetings.
♦ Constitutional Review.
♦ Purchase of New KCFA Equipment.
♦ KCFA WEB SITE – Started our own website.
♦ Annual Conference Attendance Growth.
♦ Financial Growth.
Mr. Lucas Kimani
♦ Started eight new chapters.
♦ Streamlined the annual national conference program to include a parallel conference for the youth.
♦ Partnership establishment with the Kenya Embassy, DC, Kenya UN Mission, The Kenya Government, and Corporate Sponsors.
♦ Relief and Humanitarian Efforts: Hurricane Katrina, Kenya IDP etc.
♦ Established KCFA HQ Raleigh, NC.
Dr. Duncan Kihoro
♦ Initiated and oversaw the completion of KCFA Policy Manual.
♦ Started two new chapters.
2015 - Current
Dr. Joseph Okello
♦ Conducted aggressive fundraising drive for land Purchase (Raised $180,000.00).
♦ Acquisition of 74 acres of KCFA land for building a conference & retreat center in Norlina, NC.
♦ Ongoing constitutional review.
♦ Separation of Department of Children from Department of Youth into two different departments.
♦ Introduction of Couple’s Department.
♦ Ongoing recording and production of KCFA worship music.