Kennedy serves as the Programs and Development Director at CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya, where he is responsible for business advancement through partnerships and program management.
Kennedy is currently pursuing a PhD in business management from Chuka. He also has a bachelor’s degree from Kenyatta University and a master’s degree in community development from the University of Nairobi.
In addition to working for various nonprofit organizations in Eastern Africa, Kennedy spent over 10 years as an executive director at Anglican Development Services Kenya. He is excited to be at CURE Kenya sharing the love of Christ and transforming kids’ lives.
Outside of the hospital, Kennedy loves spending time with his family, serving at his local church, and volunteering in nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Mwemezi Kaino serves as a Consultant Anesthesiologist at CURE Kenya. Previously, Dr. Kaino worked at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Tanzania. He has been very active and involved in furthering the study of and advocating for accessibility to anesthesia. Dr. Kaino holds numerous certifications, is a published researcher, and has been a senior lecturer and coordinator of undergraduate and post-graduate training in anesthesia and critical care.
Dr. Kaino began his secondary education at the University of Botswana, and followed that with a degree from National Pirogov Memorial Medical University in Ukraine before returning to Tanzania to complete a master’s degree at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College. He is fluent in Russian, Ukrainian, English, Kiswahili, and the tribal languages of Kinjakyusa, Kihaya, Kihehe, and Kibena.
Dr. Kaino and his wife, Venerabla, reside in Kijabe, Kenya, along with their two daughters.
Dr. Evelyn Mbugua serves as the Executive Director of the CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya, located in Kijabe, Kenya.
Dr. Mbugua comes to CURE with more than 16 years of experience as a clinician, seven of which have been in senior management in a clinical setting. As a physician in internal medicine, she completed her residency at Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi. From there, she went to AIC Kijabe Hospital where she served as the head of internal medicine, the Director of Graduate Medical Education, and most recently as the Director of Clinical Services. Dr. Evelyn completed her Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Nairobi, her Master’s degree in Internal Medicine from Aga Khan University, and finished a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Wales in 2022.
She is passionate about serving kingdom purposes, especially by impacting future generations. She enjoys reading, getting to know people, and hearing their life stories.
Victor serves as Spiritual Director for CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya. In his role, he provides spiritual care to CURE staff, oversees spiritual outreach events in the community, and ensures that proper spiritual patient care emanates from every discipline within the hospital. He also establishes and models standards of Christian conduct for CURE staff, patients, patient families, and the community the hospital serves.
Since 2001, Victor has served as a local pastor in the Kisii region. He has also worked as the principal of a Bible training center and chaplain of an academy. Victor holds a diploma in Bible and pastoral ministries from Pwani Bible Institute and a bachelor’s degree in Bible and theology from Africa Theological Seminary.
In his personal time, Victor is a gospel artist and has recorded two albums, with more than 20 songs. He has been married to Rose Rabera for 22 years and has two sons, Alfa and Ebenezer.
Naomi serves as Facility Director at CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya, where she ensures all hospital buildings and equipment systems are safe and functional.
She has a bachelor’s degree in health system management from Kenya Methodist University Nairobi.
Outside of serving CURE, she enjoys doing charitable work and spending time with her friends and family, including her husband, David, and her children, Paula and John.
Lydia serves as Nursing Director at CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya, where she directs nursing services across the hospital while ensuring excellent patient safety.
She has a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Nairobi and a postgraduate diploma in human resource management.
Working for CURE has given Lydia a chance to be surrounded by like-minded people whose sole purpose is to help children with disabilities improve their quality of life.
Away from her nursing duties, Lydia enjoys traveling to different countries and experiencing other cultures.
Dr. Nyambati serves as a Pediatric, Orthopedic, and Spine Surgeon at the CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya. He holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) and is a part of the Fellowship of the College of Surgeons (FCS-ECSA).
Dr. Nyambati is at CURE Kenya to put a smile on children’s faces through the correction and treatment of their conditions. He is married to Gladys, the Head of In-Patient Care at the Kijabe Hospital. They enjoy serving God together through their calling to help others.
Elizabeth serves as the quality and patient safety director at CURE Kenya. She ensures the provision of efficient and effective leadership in quality improvement and patient safety.
Trained at Kijabe College of Health Sciences, Elizabeth has been a nurse for over 30 years, including ten years at CURE Kenya. She has worked as a deputy nurse in charge, maternity nurse in charge, quality manager, and acting nursing director. She enjoys coming to work every day at CURE and seeing patients achieving something they could not do before, like wearing a shoe or holding a pen.
Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys counseling families with people living with disability, participating in youth and women’s ministry, singing, and spending time with her family.
Elizabeth is married to John, and together they have three children—Elvis, Stephen, and Zawadi; one daughter-in-law, Joyce; and one grandson, Leiyan.
Dr. Sibona serves as a Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon at the CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Turn and graduate degree from Ortho University of Brescia. He spent two years between Burundi and Tanzania working as a general practitioner. In 2015, as a 4th-year resident, he was introduced to CURE.
Dr. Sibona is married to Elisa Lupi, a gynecologist, and is the father of Matteo, Marta, and Andrea.
Dr. Sough serves as a Consultant Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon at the CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya. He obtained an MB, BS from Ahmadu Bello University – Zaria. His past experience includes serving as a consultant orthopedic surgeon and academic lecturer at the University of Abjua Teaching Hospital – Orthopedic and Traumatology, and as a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons.
Dr. Sough is at CURE to serve the injured in society through his God-given skills in orthopedics and trauma. When not working as a surgeon, he serves as a Deacon at his local church. Dr. Sough is married to Fidelia, a certified accountant, and has four children (Praise, Joshua, Enoch, and Thelma).
Since 2011, Dr. Theuri serves as the medical director of CURE Kenya, leading all activities that involve patient care. He joined CURE immediately after his medical internship in Kijabe in January 1998 and completed on-the-job training in corrective surgery for children with physical disabilities for three years. In 2000, he was sponsored by CURE to pursue a degree in orthopedics at Makerere University, Uganda, where he graduated in 2003, after which he served as CURE Kenya’s assistant medical director from 2004-2011.
In 2006 and 2007, Dr. Theuri participated in the development of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) orthopedic program at CURE Kenya and also the establishment of the Moi University Master of Medicine in Orthopedics program. He now oversees the COSECSA Orthopaedic training program at the hospital. This training program, which is also supported by the Pan African Christian Academy of Surgeons, trains orthopedic residents.
Dr. Theuri established a national clubfoot treatment program called Clubfoot Care Project for Kenya in 2005 and is the current director of this program. He is involved in leadership at the AIC Kijabe Local Church and is also a children’s Sunday school teacher. He and his wife Lillian have two sons, Daniel Macharia and David Mburu.
Ruth serves as the Human Resource Director for the CURE Children’s Hospital of Kenya. She oversees the hospital’s employment system, compensation system, and performance evaluation system and also monitors the hospital’s overall compliance with laws and regulations. Throughout her career, she has been an administrative officer, a human resource practitioner, and a university lecturer. She has enjoyed interacting with people from different nationalities, and it is her greatest desire to impact lives for positive change.
Ruth is a certified human resource professional (CHRP-K) with a master’s degree in business administration, specializing in human resource management. Her bachelor’s degree was in commerce and business administration. Additionally, she is a Certified International Law Analyst at Law Pundits.
Ruth loves what she does at the hospital, and her greatest desire is to impact the life of the patients we serve through the quality of workers she brings on board.
When she is not at the hospital, she enjoys a good dance and working out. She is married and a proud mother of two lovely boys.