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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

Honorina Honorati Bayyo

Director of Partnerships and Program Development - Tanzania

Board of Directors – Food for His Children I-NGO

Jodi Larson

Missionary Operations Consultant- Tanzania


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. 

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.

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. 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 super excited to see families achieve their goals and make positive steps ahead. 


Honorina is the Director of Partnerships and Program Development 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.  Honorina is passionate in her work with families, her team and sharing her gifts in transforming the lives of many in the community.  

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. 

Honorata Honorati

Livestock Specialist- Tanzania

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Honorata is the Livestock Specialist 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. 

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Jodi Larson is Food for His Children's missionary and Operations Consultant. Jodi is passionate about helping our team grow spiritually and profesisonally. Jodi has a long career in business development. 

More Bio coming. 

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. 

Christian Gwilla

Marketing Officer- Tanzania


Christian is a Marketing Officer with Food for His Children. He has a Diploma in Community Development. 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. Christian helps to tell the story of FFHC families and help supporters see the impact of their work. 

Frank Baran

Planning And Monitoring- Tanzania


Upendo Seni

Training Coodrinator- Tanzania


John Owino

Livestock Officer - Tanzania


Karim Ibrahim Mongi

Team Assistant- Tanzania


Abasi Ali

Team Assistant- Tanzania


Fadhil Mure

Case Manager - Tanzania

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Loveness Joshua

Case Manager- Tanzania

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Samwel Jacob Peter

Case Manager- Tanzania

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Elisha Magambo

Case Manager Tanzania

Yoshua Amos

Human Resources Manager


Our Partners

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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