Earnest Kioko

Chief Ministry Officer

Earnest Kioko serves as Chief Ministry Officer for CURE International, where he oversees the ministry operations of CURE’s network of children’s hospitals. Earnest provides leadership for strategic ministry planning, sets goals for ministry teams, collaborates on program implementation, and ensures ministry activities run according to established policies and practices.  

Until late 2023, Earnest served as Head of Spiritual Ministry at CURE International, and prior to that, he was the Spiritual Director of CURE Kenya. He joined CURE Kenya immediately after completing his theological studies at Scott Christian University in July 2005 and served in various roles—including chaplain, CURE Clubfoot Kenya Counseling Coordinator, and Assistant Spiritual Director—until transitioning to Spiritual Director in 2015. 

An ordained reverend with Africa Inland Church–Kenya, Earnest is currently pursuing a master of science in organizational development from United States International University Africa and a PhD in theology and development from Africa International University, Kenya.

He is married to Winfred, a high school teacher, and they are blessed with three daughters—Ruth, Blessings, and Angel.