The Emmah’s Garden Team
Emmah Gesare Nyakundi is a young lady born and raised in Kisii County in Kenya. She is a proud graduate of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. She graduated in 2019 with a BSC in Agriculture Education and Extension.
Alloys Nyakundi was born and raised in Kisii, Kenya, where he is currently coordinating the activities of Emmah’s Garden non-profit.
Alloys has a Master’s degree in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University, New Orleans, USA. In addition, at Loyola, he was awarded the Kairos Award in May 2019.
Caleb Wolfe is the Founder and President of Emmah’s Garden. He was born in 1939 and remembers blackout curtains and ration meat lines.
He now believes the world faces a challenge as great or greater than World War II — climate change. This is a great task for everyone who is alive today.
Gary Horsman lives in Woodstock, Vermont, and is active in the community. He has been a trustee of the Woodstock History Center, President of the Rotary Club of Woodstock, Vermont, and a trustee of the Norman Williams Public Library.
Currently, he serves as the President of the Friends of the Norman Williams Public Library, one of Vermont’s finest libraries.
Marie Venner knew Alloys through Call to Action (CTA) when he started Emmah’s Garden with Caleb. Marie has been working full-time on climate and justice work since 2014.
She is on the Maryknoll Affiliate Board with Spirit Unbounded, Love Zimbabwe, and Catholic Chruch Reform International (CCRI) with Alloys and Clyde, in addition to her other work.
Clyde has been a practicing lawyer for over fifty years, first in the United States Marine Corps, then at the Antirust Division of the Department of Justice, and then in private practice in Virginia. He has been an active member of the bar at local, state and national levels.
During this time, he has been active in volunteer activities with the NOVA Community, an Intentional Eucharistic Community in the Northern Virginia area.