He was born and raised in western Kenya. Both his parents were civil servants hence due to the nature of their work, moved from one town to the other giving Emmanuel early exposure to diverse people, cultures, and communities within Kenya.
After high school, he completed a four-year apprentice program in mechanical engineering-plant option. He later on studied social work and welfare and took an advanced course in psychological counseling.
Emmanuel has over 10 years of working experience in issues pertaining to rehabilitation, orphans and vulnerable children, child survival, families, HIV/AIDS counseling, Christian leadership, facilitation, and youth empowerment among other social interventions.
He started working at the organization in July 2014. He believes strongly in nurturing and mentorship of the sponsored children to make them who they want to be. His work entails creating networks for internship/job opportunities for sponsored children so that they can transform their lives
Emmanuel has previously worked with Pan-Paper Mills (EA), street rehabilitation centers, at Compassion International Kenya, among other organizations in different capacities.