We'd love for you to meet the Buvuma Islands ministry team
Rev. David Dhikusooka
The ministry on the islands is headed by Rev. David Dhikusooka. David is the overseer for these ministries for the Africa Gospel Church of Uganda.
David and his wife have been a key part of the Buvuma Islands ministry since the very beginning. He started as an evangelist and logistics coordinator, become a pastor, and then became the overseer of all of the churches on the island and the rest of the island ministries. He was ordained in May 2005 and continues to provide solid leadership for the ministries.
Mr. Ronde Musobya
Ronde Musobya is the headmaster of Kikongo Primary School.
He oversees the operations of the school with his team of qualified and committed teachers.
During Mr. Musobya's tenure as headmaster, Kikongo Primary School received full registration and licensing by the the Uganda government, and was named as a "model school" by the Ministry of Education and Sports. As such, administrators and teachers from other schools in the area visit Kikongo to observe the operations there as an example of "best practices."
He is married and has several children.
Miss Esther Birungi
Esther is the bursar / business manager at Kikongo School.
She is responsible for overseeing the finances at the school, and ensure that sponsored children have their scholarship funds applied to their accounts.
She also teaches several classes and loves working with the kids.
Jennipher is a registered nurse and midwife and oversees the community health programme on the island, as well as being our national CHE (Community Health Empowerment) facilitator.
She has overseen the training of traditional birth attendances (TBA) who server as village midwifes on the island.
In addition, she does immunization clinics in a number of villages on the island.
She travels extensively throughout Uganda visiting, encouraging, and coaching the 50+ CHE training teams.
She is married and has several adult children. She and her husband Wilbur are from Busia, Kenya.
John and Beth Muehleisen
John and Beth are missionaries with World Gospel Mission. They have lived in Africa most of the past 28 years and are currently based in Kampala, Uganda.
John serves as regional strategist for World Gospel Mission in Africa, and also serves are the liason between WGM and the Kikongo Island Ministries.
Beth is the business manager for WGM in Uganda and works in discipleship ministries with university students, as well.
Both are deeply involved in transformational training inititives in East Africa, especially working with CHE (Community Health Empowerment), the Samaritan Strategy, and Biblical Orality.
They have two adult children.