PO Box 478, Kisumu 40100, Kenya
John Muhanji is Director of the Africa Ministries Office of Friends United Meeting, based in Kisumu, Kenya. John worked as a banker for nineteen years before resigning to join Friends United Meeting in February, 2005. As a banker, he earned experience in working with people and handling financial matters for the country’s economy. He brings that same experience, with integrity and effectiveness, to the FUM family.
John is committed to supporting leadership training and renewal in the East African Friends Churches, and has helped bring together Quaker pastors for spiritual training and reformation. He is also involved in the growth of the Friends Church in Tanzania, Eastern Congo, and Uganda. John plays a key role in peace and reconciliation among Quaker meetings in Kenya, and embraces the unity of purpose of Friends.
John’s favorite scripture verse for many years has been John 9:4, “I must work the works of Him that sent me, while it is day.”
John is a graduate of the Earlham School of Religion, with a Masters of Divinity. John and his wife Rose have three children: Kevin, Audrey, and Allan. He is also a farmer, in Kitale, of corn, beans, chickens, turkeys and Guinea fowl. He organizes annual sporting activities in his home community for the youth during school holidays. He plays an advisory role to many Quaker High School Boards of Management. In addition, John has become an avid golf player, and loves to socialize life with the golfers he meets who are not a part of his church circles.