Continuing the vision

Many months of abundant praying, careful searching and lengthy interviewing have led to some exciting announcements appointments for AE South Africa, AE Tanzania and AE Kenya.

African Enterprise is happy to announce that new Team Leaders have been appointed in South Africa (Theuns Pauw), Tanzania (Michael Macha) and Kenya (Benson Omondi).


Rev. Theuns Pauwtheuns

Theuns will come onboard as AE South Africa Team Leader on 1st August 2017, with a wealth of ministry experience. He and his wife Charlene having been serving at Shofar Christian Church in Franschhoek for over a decade, and will be relocating to Pietermaritzburg to the AE South Africa office in July 2017. They have three young children, Christiaan, Esther and Reinhart.

A warm, capable person, Theuns is filled with a sense of purpose to see how God can do a “New Thing” at AE South Africa, while remaining faithful to the traditional mission. It is exciting to look ahead to see the things God has in store for AE SA under Theuns!





Rmichael1ev. Michael Macha

Michael has joined AE Tanzania Team as the new Team Leader. He was a part of the team of evangelists who saw thousands saved at Malindi in June just last month. He is married to Gloriacatherine, and has three adult children, Joshua, Faithglory and Elisha.

An ordained Lutheran Pastor since 2000, Michael has served in three parishes. 2004, he led an organisation which conducted open air meetings called ‘Nuru ya Injili Kilimanjaro’. He also led the preparations for Arise Kilimanjaro Gospel Crusade. He is passionate about seeing people saved by the Gospel of Jesus and he’s excited about his new role as the Team Leader of Tanzania.





Rbenson-omondiev. Benson Omondi

Benson commenced his duties as leader of the AE Kenya Team just a few days ago. He is married to Janet, and they have two young children, Anita and Emmanuel.

Benson is passionate about seeing people come to Christ. AE Kenya is excited about Benson’s leadership over the Kenya team, with his strong background in administration and missions.

Please pray for all three of these men as they take on new responsibilities of their respective national team leadership, and encourage them in their work for growing the kingdom in Africa.

Giving thanks for our Directors: Directors appointed and recently retiring.

AE is pleased to advise supporters of the latest changes to the African Enterprise Board, with the introduction of three new directors and the retirement of three long serving members.

Joining us in August 2016 was Mr. David Cain BCom, MCom, MBA, GAICD.  David has over two decades of business management experience within large multinationals. He has held increasingly senior leadership roles across the disciplines of commercial strategy, government affairs and policy development. He has a passion for Africa, Board Governance and AE.

Joining us in May 2017 was Mr. Rohan Gilchrist BEc, FCA, and Rev Chris Siriweera B. D.

Rohan has worked extensively in banking and finance throughout Europe and Australia in a number of senior directing roles. He has a passion for empowering, inspiring and coaching colleagues, and for charity and fundraising events.

Chris is the Senior Minister at St Stephen’s Presbyterian Church in Surrey Hills, Vic. He is excited to see the church grow through strong leadership.

Retiring are: Mr. Mike Woodall, Mrs. Gudrun Adam and Dr. Robert Claxton.  We give thanks to God for their significant years of service to AE.

Mr. Jeffrey Collett was reappointed as Chairman and Mrs Judy Wong-See was reappointed as Deputy Chair.

Under God’s guidance, we look forward to seeing AE continue to work diligently to spread the Gospel throughout all of Africa.  We are really excited to strengthen our mission, to evangelise the cities of Africa in word and deed in partnership with the church.

AE Board of Directors