Rev. Dr. Michael Okwakol - Founder and President
Dr. Okwakol is the Senior Pastor of Agape Baptist Church, President All Africa Baptist Fellowship and Chairman of various boards and member many other committees. Dr. Okwakol is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Seminary, in Wake Forest, NC where he obtained both undergraduate and graduate degrees. He and his wife Cossy have five children and now live in Uganda with a burden to train leaders, disciple Christians and help children and young people have a better life and know God. It was while in seminary that the vision of African Church Empowerment Ministries was born as a way forward after seminary and in returning to Uganda.
Mis Martha Akia Okwakol – Executive Director/Program Manager Child Sponsorship
Ms. Martha holds a B.A Biblical Studies from Southeastern Baptist Seminary, Wake Forest, NC and a Masters of Divinity (Christian Education) of Southern Baptist Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. Martha returned home as she saw the need to promote the ministry of African Church Empowerment. Martha runs the child sponsorship program where the ministry, in partnership with Hands of Kindness Children’s Ministry, is making every effort to empower needy and disadvantaged children to grow mentally, spiritually, socially, practically and healthy.
Mrs. Lillian Okwakol Okot - Program Manager, Higher and Vocational Education Scholarships
Mrs. Okot is a graduate of Uganda Christian University with a B.S. Degree in Information Technology. Mrs. Okot runs the High school, Vocational and University scholarship program. In partnership with Embrace Uganda, the program seeks to empower needy and disadvantaged young men and women to attaining High school education and to empower those who cannot continue with academic education with the alternative of vocational training.