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Peter Nyambo was a missionary to British East Africa, Malawi teacher, and political activist.

Jeremiah Oigo was a pioneer gospel worker and church planter in Eastern Kenya. He was sent to commence the Adventist work among the Kamba people of Machakos and Makueni counties, a considerable distance from his hometown in Ranen, Migori County.

Nahashon Nyasimi Osebe was the first Adventist lay evangelist to work among the Kipsigis.

​Ranen Conference is a part of West Kenya Union Conference in the East-Central Africa Division of Seventh-day Adventists. Its headquarters is 25 miles from Kisii on the main Tanzania Road, Kenya.

​Henry Robson was a long-serving missionary to Tanganyika and Uganda. He and his wife, Ada, helped establish and develop the Adventist mission work in Africa, serving there for 32 years.

Joseph Rono was an Adventist pastor, evangelist and the second president of Western Kenya in Field.

Silvano Chepsiror araap Ruto was a pioneer Adventist evangelist, lay leader, and administrator in northern Nandi in western Kenya.

Segero Dispensary is an Adventist health facility in Western Kenya that opened in 1975.

Mulupi Shitanda was chief of the Kabras people in Western Kenya. Although not an Adventist, he assisted the Adventists by designating land and granting it to the Adventists so Chebwai Adventist Mission could be established.

Donald Karr “D. K.” Short and his wife, Garnette, served as missionaries in Africa for 37 years.

Paulo araap Siele was the first ordained minister from the Kipsigis people of Kenya.

Musa araap Sino was a pioneer Adventist in the Tendwo area of southern Nandi, Kenya, and the first Terik Adventist.

Herbert James Sparks was a pioneer Adventist worker in Kenya.

Christopher Sparrow was a pioneer Adventist missionary and farmer in South Africa, Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), and Kenya. He was born in November 1862 in Barthust, Grahamstown, in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. He was the eldest of 12 children born to Frederick and Emma Sparrow. He was named after his maternal grandfather Christopher Fincham.

The coming of Adventism to the western region of Kenya is directly attributed to a South African settler farmer of British descent named David Sparrow, who arrived with his wife Sallie and son Bert in British East Africa in December 1911. Unlike other regions that were entered through missionary effort, David Sparrow and his wife Sallie were only settler farmers. They settled at the Uasin Gishu Plateau where they shared their faith with the Nandi people, bringing to the faith a good number and planting several churches before their return to South Africa in 1941.

Frederick Sparrow Jr. was a pioneer Adventist missionary who was in the first party that opened up the Solusi Mission near Bulawayo in Zimbabwe.

Hubert Sparrow was a second-generation Adventist missionary, teacher, pastor, and church administrator in eastern and southern Africa. His ministry included service in ten different countries in Africa where he established several mission stations and opened new mission frontiers.

Sarah Ann Sparrow, better known as Sallie Sparrow, went to British East Africa in 1911 with her husband David Sparrow, and together they pioneered the Adventist faith among the Nandi people of western Kenya. They planted the first Adventist church in western Kenya and went on to take the faith to many Africans and European settlers in the Eldoret area.

Martha Staples (born Long) was a pioneer Seventh-day Adventist in Africa – joining the faith in 1889. She was a foundational member of the Rokeby Park Seventh-day Adventist Church organized in 1889. It was one of the first Adventist churches on the continent.