Mwimbi location in tharaka nithi county.
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Reaching out to the ageing member of the community..


Preferential option for the aged and the poor

Value #2

Integrity and transparency

Value #3

Justice and peace

Value #4

Respect and protection of human dignity and sanctity of human life

Philosophy of Ethel Foundation For the Aged 

Ethel Foundation For the Aged espouses the philosophy of Catholic Liberation Theology and Spirituality which strives for integral inclusion and a preferential option for the poor and the aging members of the community. The foundation looks toward the person’s final end and at the same time the common good of the society.

Goals of the Foundation

The Foundation is designed to


Transform peoples’ perceptions and thinking so as to interrogate the dynamism of African cultures in caring for the aged.


To create awareness in the community of the need to care for the aged


Need assessment survey..

Upon request by Chengetanai Tamari and Dorothy Tafadzwa for the formation of a viable charitable foundation to continue the work of Ethel, a need assessment survey/situation analysis was conducted between March and May 2017 and targeted the following.

Result #1

Appreciation of the Foundation

Result #1

Viability of the Foundation


I am Fr. Cornel Omondi Oredo working in Iruma Parish. I have no experience in working with the aged but for the few days I have been with them, I saw the face of Jesus crying for love and care. We all hope to retire and live out our golden years in comfort and surrounded by friends and relatives. After years of working, raising families and contributing to society, many of us look forward to live a better life. This is not the case in our society today, our old people are dying of isolation, loneliness, lack of the basic needs.
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Fr Cornel oredo omondi.

 I am a lawyer by profession, and also the Organising Secretary of EFA. I have alwys felt a sense of fulfillment every time i give back to the society. This has motivated me to work with various charitable organizations. Spending time with the eldery has helped me develop a new application of life and family. Their is a certain charm to working with older people as they reach their so called twillight years, where in you provide care and support for them to live fulfilling lives. It only takes one decision to change
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Flora .K.mbii-


MA counseling Psychology.

When we were young, the aged cared for us. Therefore it is our responsibility to take care of them. The aged need to be given a sense of purpose in life even though they are frail. They need to be treated with dignity. Sometimes I wonder why we see beauty in old trees but see nothing in an old person. It’s saddening to find the aged neglected, with untreated bed sores, soiled beddings and untreated diseases. We can only honour them by taking care of them and showing them love. To me, age is a gift from God and we can only glorify this gift by taking care of the aged. “Respect the elderly when you are young. Help the weak when you are strong, because one day you will grow old and become weak and you expect others to show you respect”.
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Julian Makena Kihara.

Teacher Kianda School


Having worked in the ministry of labour, children and social protection I have developed a strong feeling that the aged need more attention on top of the government (O.P.C-T) older person Cash transfer program. The experience I have with Care givers of these senior citizens leaves’ a lot to be desired. It’s time we come together and extend the love of our Lord Jesus Christ in serving humanity and assisting the Kenya government in it’s endeavor to serve it’s citizens. Ethel foundation C.B.O was founded on these objectives. All people, organization and governments of good will are invited to join us in serving our Fathers and smothers who can not work for themselves because of advanced age, note we are all on this path.

Justus Kinyua Kabii


I am Titus Mutiku Wambua, a Kenyan and very passionate working with and for the old because they have given to the community and it’s now our time to break ourselves for them
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Fr Titus Mutiku Wambua

 Am Wilfred Wanjala A Lecturer At Nairobi Technical Training Institute, Director At Pillars Of Hope Education Centre -Nairobi ,Nuru Afrika Foundation And A Secretary At Ethel Foundation For The Aged.Am Pleased To Work With Ethel Foundation As A Secretary Because It Is My Passion To Give Back To The Community Because It Is Our Duty To Take Care Of Parents Because They Sacrificed Their Resources For Our Sake.God Bless You Al

Wilfred Wanjala

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Our Team

Reverend Father Cornel Omondi Oredo


Justus Kinyua


Mary Wanjugu Gichohi


Flora Kinya Mbii

Organising secretary

Wilfred Wanjala



Ass Secretary

Julian Makena Kihara.


Fr Titus Mutiku Wambua


Lucy kagendo kiambi


Dorothy Matiza 

The daughter to Ethel

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