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Mail: PO Box 722
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Email: kerrie.ffhc@gmail.com

Phone: 612-715-0321

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Food For His Children is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are 100% tax deductible. 
 

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Our Team

Kerrie Holschbach

Founder & Executive Director- USA

Board of Directors- Food for His Children, Inc US and I-NGO, FFHC Farm and Innovation Center, LLC and Food for His Children, LTD

Kerrie is the Founder and Executive Director for Food for His Children, Inc, the parent company of Food for His Children Farm and Innovation Center LLC, and Food for His Children LTD and Food for His Children, Inc I-NGO. She is a Deployed Pastor from Hosanna Church in Lakeville, MN and Licensed Social Worker. Kerrie is passionate about helping people become all God created them to be. She has been working with the materially poor and vulnerable people since 1991.  She travels to Tanzania twice a year for program development and assessment. In her personal life, she loves riding on the back of her husband’s motorcycle, fishing and spending time with family. 

Honorina Honorati Bayyo

Program Director - Tanzania

Board of Directors – Food for His Children I-NGO

Honorina is the Program Director for Food for His Children and a Board Member for the NGO. She was the first Food for His Children employee, hired in 2011. Honorina holds a Bachelor Degree in Management of Community Development Programs from Tengeru Institute of Community Development. Her role includes overseeing the Tanzania staff, networking with community and national leaders, program and staff development, and communicating with recipient families. She plays a critical role in enabling the organization to meet its ultimate vision and goals by working alongside employees and recipient families. With 8 years of experience in management of community development programs, her vast knowledge, skills and experience has been key to her success. Honorina is passionate in her work with families, her team and sharing her gifts in transforming the lives of many in the community.  

Pastor Israel Tumbay 

Faith Coordinator- Tanzania

Pastor Tumbay is the Faith Coordinator at Food for His Children, He is a Pastor by profession, holding a Bachelor Degree of Theology from Makumira Tumaini University. His passion in working with FFHC is to see recipients recognize Jesus Christ as the Lord and Savior of their lives, as well as to enjoy the blessings, love, peace and life of eternal life through their Savior, Jesus Christ. He provides pastoral care visits; leads Bible studies, seminars and shows evangelistic films. Outside of work he likes reading the Bible, watching and listening to the choir and farming. 

Bryr Athen

Animal Management

Trainer and Consultant

Bryr serves FFHC remotely as a consultant and goat expert. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science, Animal Studies, majoring in Production Animals. She has a lifetime of experience in the goat industry, from working on small hobby farms, to medium commercial, right up to farms with thousands of goats. It is her passion to see the those we work with succeed. To help them be trained, equipped and sustainable in their farming practices, alongside loving them and sharing the love of Jesus with them.

Mohamed Marusu 

Agriculture Specialist- Tanzania

Mohamed is the Agriculture Specialist at Food for His Children. He has a Diploma in Farm Management. Marusu was one of the first FFHC volunteers in 2008, offering his expertise with the very first group of goat, chicken and seed beneficiaries. After many years serving as a volunteer, Marusu became a consultant, providing his expertise on a regular basis. Marusu loves working with FFHC goat recipients and farmers in the community.  His passion is to see farmers’ lives changed as a result of increased food, excess crops to sell and minimizing malnutrition by having three meals a day. When he is not working, he enjoys gardening at his home and watching soccer. 

Joseph Kwaslema

Tanzania Livestock Specialist

Joseph Kwaslema is the Livestock Specialist at Food for His Children. He is one of the founding members of the program, starting as a volunteer consultant in 2008 and now working full time for FFHC. Joseph has a certificate in General Animal Husbandry and experience of 30 years working in this field including working for Heifer International and the Tanzanian government as a Livestock Specialist. His passion is to share his knowledge and experiences with goat recipients, thereby improving their self-reliance in management practices in areas of sheds, nutrition, disease control and proper record keeping. This is accomplished through monthly, quarterly and yearly training. When he is not working, he likes reading the newspaper, watching sports and exchanging ideas with friends. 

Samson Ismael

Project Coordinator- Tanzania

Samson is the Project Coordinator at Food for His Children. In 2013 he graduated from St. Augustine University of Tanzania with a BA in Sociology. Samson’s experience living in a poor community as he grew up, was the driving factor to pursue a career in human and social development. Samson volunteered with FFHC for 2 years before being hired as a full time employee in 2016. He was inspired to work with FFHC because of its mission and vision to empower the community to become independent through the philosophy of every individual teaching another individual, or ‘each one teach one’. Samson is a people person, able to effectively interact with people of different age, sex, economic and education backgrounds. Samson is super excited to see families achieve their goals and make positive steps ahead. 

Honorata Honorati

Livestock Field Officer- Tanzania

Honorata is the Livestock Field Officer at Food for His Children. She has a diploma in Animal Health & Production, which she uses to educate FFHC goat recipients in goat management, disease prevention and treatment. She is passionate about helping her community by improving the lives of their animals through good goat management. Honorata’s commitment to improving the living standard of FFHC recipients and surrounding community is seen in her philosophy of raising animals to improve a family’s standard of living, not for prestige. She is a strong believer in the power of positive thinking both at work and in her personal life. 

Levina Charles

Field Officer - Tanzania

Levina is a social worker or Field Officer at Food for His Children. With a degree in Sociology, she serves as a Field Officer, fostering hope and helping people achieve their dreams. When not helping FFHC parents, Levina spends time helping children identify their unique skills and talents that will serve them as a guide for their future. Levina received the Youth of the United Nations Association of Tanzania award when she was in secondary school. One of Levina’s favorite pass time activity is reading and learning from elders and successful people.

Noel Frank Mgaya

Field Officer - Tanzania

Noel is a social worker or Field Officer at Food for His Children. With a degree in Management of Community Development Programs, Noel assists members of the community to identify and fully utilize their potential. Noel is excited by FFHC’s mission and vision because it focuses on identifying a community’s local assets and how those assets can be utilized to develop the entire community. Noel is filled with joy when he sees the happiness families receive by improving their condition and meeting their goals.

Nicolaus (Nick) Martin Mollel 

Field Officer- Tanzania

Nick is a social worker or Field Officer at Food for His Children. Growing up in a diverse culture, Nicolaus Martin developed an early interest in business relations and serving the community. He received his diploma in Cooperative Management and Accounting in 2012 at Moshi University College of Cooperative and Business Studies. And in 2015, he was awarded with a BA in Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Moshi Cooperative University with highest honors. After graduation he went back to Karatu, his home town, for job opportunities and to continue his mission. In secondary school and high school, Nick engaged in a variety of activities, including the 4-H club, Scouts, and School Gospel Choir. He was known for his passion and participation in sports, including local soccer and football teams. In his free time, Nick enjoys spending time with his friends and family. Nick is truly a very multi-talented individual.

Ibrahim Daniel

Planning Officer- Tanzania

Ibrahim is the Planning Officer at Food for His Children. Ibrahim grew up in Dar es Salaam and from a oung age had a passion to learn and experience new things.  He attended primary school in Nairobi, Kenya and secondary school in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, both very far from home. Ibrahim received a Certificate, Diploma and Bachelor degree at the Institute of Rural Development Planning in Dodoma. In 11 months, he did 6 different field work positions, providing rich experiences, confidence and independence. Prior to coming to Food for His Children, Ibrahim had a small clothing business. As the Planning Officer, Ibrahim is responsible for program assessments and evaluation, research and special projects. Ibrahim loves his work and his team. He is good at coordinating with his coworkers, learns from others and grows everyday. Ibrahim said he is happy to be a part of this wonderful team.

Christian Joseph Gwilla  

Field Officer- Tanzania

Christian is a Field Officer with Food for His Children. He has a Diploma in Community Development. In addition to meeting one on one with FFHC families as a Field Officer, he leads a group of 49 recipients in the FFHC program. Christian is part of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at FFHC, dealing with providing basic education on the formation of small business ventures, business management, and savings. His skills and creativity bring him in contact with the stakeholders, partners and donors through documentation, data collection and a presentation of the recipient’s progress. As part of his role at FFHC, Christian works to equip families with the necessary skills and knowledge they will need for improving their lives, such as goal planning sessions, proper farming techniques and livestock management.  During his childhood, Christian liked to make toy cars, play football and demonstrate good environmental conservation in watering flowers and trees around his home. His hope is that one day he will see his efforts at FFHC having a positive impact on the lives of the most vulnerable families. 

Karim Ibrahim Mongi

Professional Driver- Tanzania

From a very young age, Karim wanted to be a driver. After completing school, Karim also completed a driving course to qualify as a professional driver. He joined Food for His Children in 2018 as a motorcycle driver who transports staff to different FFHC project sites. Karim also does various administrative and assessment tasks. Karim demonstrates his passion to help families by assisting them with the construction of sheds and other aspects of the 15 points of the Health Home Assessment. Karim loves to stay busy and help the Tanzania team in any way he can.

Denise Lockhart

Dietitian/Nutritionist

Denise is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.   She is a military veteran with over 20 years of experience working with a variety of populations from wellness/disease prevention to critical care.   She desires to use her God-given gifts to impact the lives of children through physical and spiritual wellness.

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Forest Lake, MN. 55025

Kerrie Holschbach, founder of FFHC, is a deployed pastor for Hosanna Church in Lakeville, Minnesota. Hosanna's mission is to humbly and boldly be a church that looks more like Jesus.

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