We want you to rest assured that you will be dealing with a team of officials whom transparency and accountability is at the core of all their operations. An impartial and effective team that is selflessly working to serve all Kenyans in the USA, ensure their money is safe and bring to you only sound investment opportunities. Those are the principles that this Sacco is grounded on.
Apart from being Board Members, it is through commitment, value and sacrifice to be of service to their fellow Kenyans in the USA that the entire team below happen to be the ones who co-founded Kenya USA Diaspora Sacco – the first Kenyan Sacco in the Diaspora.
And in accordance with the Co-operative Societies Act Cap 490 Laws of Kenya and Kenya USA Diaspora Sacco Society by-laws, the current team of Executive and Committee Board members are charged with the responsibility of managing the Sacco on a day to day basis and will be serving you in this Sacco.
Ralph Kilondu is a practicing businessman of more than 20 years in the USA having a background in Mechanical Engineering and Business management. A co-founder of the Kenya USA Diaspora Sacco, he was the institution’s first Treasurer and its second holder of the office of the Hon. Secretary prior to his election to Chair the Board in June 2021. Ralph is a Board member of the Africa Diaspora International Savings Bank (ADIS), Antigua, a member of the Executive Leadership of the Global Diaspora One Voice Consortium and a member of the Diaspora Council of Elders among many others. He is also a recipient of various recognitions and awards including the Uhuru open scholarship fund, AKPA 2003 Person of the year, Kenya Scholars & Studies Association recognition awards of 2017 and 2019, the Houston Mashujaa award of 2019 in the category of Business and Entrepreneurship, and the most recent 2020 Men Impact Change Honoree in the category of Entrepreneurship awarded by the Baltimore County Executive through its Executive Citation. Ralph remains deeply passionate about the community he serves and is a practicing farmer back in his rural home in Kenya. His hope during his tenure is to see the Sacco grow several-fold to serve its membership through products and services second to none.
Mr. Michael W. Ndungu is currently working as a Team Administrator with the Maryland State Government DHS. He has spent the last 16 years working for the State Government as a Licensed Social Worker involved in the training, recruiting, supervising, evaluating and giving clinical oversight to Case Managers and Social Workers in that department. He has been a strong advocate for vulnerable children and families in Baltimore City where he is currently stationed. Previously he worked as a high school teacher and Head of Humanities in Kenya.
Michael is also involved in community development and is currently serving as the Secretary of an Investment Group, which consists of a group of Kenyan members and is based in Maryland with business interests in Kenya and in the US.
During his free time, he works part time as a therapist with various mental health companies in the State.
He is an alumnus of Nairobi University, Kenyatta University and Nairobi School in Kenya. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland in Baltimore.
He is an ardent member of the Kenya US Diaspora Sacco and firm believer in Sacco investments. He was previously a member of Mwalimu Sacco Society in Kenya for many years before migrating to the US.
He is a family man and enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He loves travelling to new places and meeting new people, taking photos and making positive impacts in people’s lives.
David Wanjiru is currently the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the California Department of State Library (CSL). He provides oversight for the efficient and effective use of Information Technology (IT), telecommunications resources and business solutions within the CSL. Prior to his current role, David spent 25 years in various positions with the State of California working for the Departments of Water Resource, Transportation, California Energy Commission, and taught IT and critical thinking online courses at the University of Phoenix. He is currently a part of the 2016 California Government Transformation Forum Advisory Board.
David is an active and a founding member of Ushirika Kenya, a community-based nonprofit organization dedicated to building a strong, united and thriving Kenyan community in Northern California and throughout the United States. He is also an entrepreneur and founder of Pork Delights Limited, an established Kenyan Agribusiness pig farming entity based in Kikuyu, Kenya. He is actively engaged and in involved in conferences on Kenya and Sub-Saharan affairs. He was the keynote speaker at the 2015 African Diaspora Marketplace III grant competition.
David attended high school at Starehe Boy’s Centre, before getting his college education, a bachelor’s degree in Physics and Computer Science at Principia College located at Alton, Illinois. He is also a graduate of the California State University, Sacramento, where he acquired his Masters of Business Administration Degree. He lives in Sacramento, California with his wife and their two sons.
He believes leadership is about serving others, and working with others to achieve a meaningful mission. His leadership philosophy has been developed over many years of public service. He seeks to learn from others, and treat every failure and success as a learning opportunity. His personal learning philosophy is to learn by actively participating and engaging in problem solving. He believes that the Kenya USA Diaspora SACCO will be the catalyst for financial transformation for the diasporans and Kenya in ways it has never been envisioned.
David enjoys travelling, reading books, hiking, biking and spending time with his sons. Soccer is his favorite sport and enjoys coaching his boys teams.
How to reach us
Offices and Contact Information
Victoria Towers, Ground Floor
Kilimanjaro Avenue, Upper Hill
P.O Box 29800 – 00100 GPO Nairobi, Kenya
USA Tel: +1 678 398 7728
Sacco Office Hours:
EAT: 08.00 Hrs – 02:00 Hrs
EST: 00:00 Hrs – 18:00 Hrs
CST: 23:00 Hrs – 15:00 Hrs
PST: 21:00 Hrs – 17:00 Hrs
Open: Mon – Fri
Closed: Sat – Sun