Eastern Africa Centre

Having established the Eastern Africa Programme in March 2011, Globethics has been working in the region for over a decade, developing strong partnerships with local institutions, especially universities. The Eastern Africa regional centre is hosted at the Center for Social Justice and Ethics (CSJE) of the Catholic University of Eastern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya.

African Church Assets Programme 2023
African Church Assets Programme workshop, Nairobi, 2023
  • 13 countries in the sub-region: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
  • 22 senior leaders from 20 higher education institutions in Rwanda trained in ethical benchmarking, monitoring and evaluation with the Ethics Model of Excellence Tool (EMET)
  • 200 member churches of All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) adopted the ethical investment guidelines developed by the African Church Assets Programme in 2023

Strategic partners in Eastern Africa

Globethics Strategic partners in Eastern Africa

Our initiatives

African Church Assets Programme (ACAP)
Since 2015, the Globethics Eastern Africa Centre, in collaboration with the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) and with the support of Bread for the World, has been implementing this programme to help leaders in churches and church-related organisations (CCROs) to build practical capacity, accountability and transparency in the management of assets and resources.

Meet the team

Herbert Makinda, Eastern Africa Regional Manager
Herbert Makinda, Eastern Africa Regional Manager

Herbert Makinda has been the Programme Executive for Globethics in Eastern Africa since its conception in 2011. His background is in research, philosophy, theology, and education, having participated in an international research project on education in the context of poverty and gender inequalities. He teaches evaluation and research courses at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

Becoming Eastern Africa Regional Manager in 2023, Herbert is responsible for the development and implementation of the Globethics strategy in the region, as well as a portfolio of projects aimed at developing ethical leadership in Eastern Africa.