Pastor David
Pastor David  (Field Manager)

What he likes about working at MACHAO “ ... feeding the children which gives them health and I like that.  For them to be healthy is my joy and pride; if they have health they will do well in school.”

What they need - “the right variety of seeds to plant and to have a great harvest; chicken feed for the chickens.”
Dorcas Kalondu
Dorcas Kalondu  (Matron)

What she likes about working at MACHAO She likes her job; loves the children and interested in their development. She faces inadequate food supply

What they need - Need softer foods for the younger ones like rice and beans.

Needs chicken feed. Wants to train them to behave and to be motherly towards them. Wants to teach them good behavior, good behavior leads to a good life; progress
Patrick Mbatha
Patrick Mbatha  (Field hand)

What he likes about working at MACHAO “... farming and the fact that it keeps me busy.”

What they need - seeds for planting (mint seeds, support to hang the tomatoes, chicken feed, fertilizer, manila paper, protective clothes, gloves and boots)
Current Positions Available:

Children's Enrichment Program Developer is a F/T position with a min. one year commitment. Duties include: assisting the children after school with their homework, esp. with English.

Field Manager is a F/T position with a min. two year commitment. Duties include: managing and assisting the staff at MACHAO; to hire and maintain staff to conduct the numerous chores; provide a home like environment to the children.

Permaculture Intern receives invaluable training at Kitui’s Nyambui Village where you will apply this knowledge to improve the quality of the crops, livestock and grounds at MACHAO. To learn and share how to grow high-value crops; learn and share marketing skills to get the best price at market; to assist the staff at MACHAO.
Dr. Carolyn Rowley  (Founder and Executive Director)
Carolyn Rowley
Tiffany Tai  (Programs Director)
Tiffany Tai
I'm happy to be joining the Machao Orphanage Foundation as a Programs Manager. Prior to this, I was serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uganda, where I worked with orphans and vulnerable children in various programs. Please don't hesitate to swing by and say hello!
Pamela Diemel  (Volunteer)
Pamela Diemel
Pamela Diemel will be joining The Machao Orphanage as volunteer coordinator and hopes to help each volunteer find out how they can best serve the mission of The Machao Orphanage. Pam has previously demonstrated her dedication to serving at-risk youth through her work at United Friends of the Children.