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The Inua Team



Co-Founder & Program Director

Paul is a pastor and elder in the United Methodist Church, serving as Dean of Superintendents in Kenya. A leader in his community, he is renowned for advocating change. He also holds a degree in psychology and counseling, and he delights in helping his people move toward self- actualization. He has spent most of his time in the ministry serving and advocating for the needy and the less fortunate. An avid volunteer for most of his life, Paul has also served as chairman on many boards including government public schools, bursaries, interfaith groups, government relief programs, and peace and reconciliations. He has been a member of the probation department and other welfare programs for both government and community. Rev. Matheri was a key instrument in the foundation and formation of Inua Partners in Hope, where he serves as Director and counselor.



Kenya Board Members

Jimmy Njuguna: Chairman

Rev. James Kinoti: Director

Jane Njeri: Director

Mary Gacheru: Director

Catherine Gachara: Director

Ann Munene: Director

United States

Larry Brown: Board Chair

Carol Smith: Vice-Chair
Laura Blackmore:
Carlin Beekman: Secretary


Lynn M. Berringer: Director

Frank Hofmeister: Director

Mark Leggett: Director 
Dave Olsen: Director

Evanne Mines: Director

Tim Smith: Director

Mia Thomas: Director 


Michael Linn: Board of Directors Chair Emeritus
Amy McKenna: Board of Directors Chair Emeritus 

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