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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.

Cyril Ebden Sparrow was a pioneer Adventist literature evangelist, farmer, and businessman in South Africa.

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.

Johana araap Telo was a pioneer Kipsigis Seventh-day Adventist, evangelist, and teacher. Johana araap Telo was born about the year 1900 at Sosiot in Kericho in Western Kenya.

Aaron Moiben Too was a pioneer Adventist evangelist and pastor in Northern Nandi in Western Kenya. Aaron Moiben araap Too was born in 1898 to the Kapcheptuigong family in northern Nandi.

Job Kibirgen Too was a pioneer Nandi evangelist and gospel worker who zealously planted Adventist churches and schools in Nandi and beyond.

The University of Eastern Africa, Baraton (UEAB), situated in Nandi County in the Rift Valley of Western Kenya, is the oldest Adventist university on the continent of Africa to offer a variety of degree courses in arts, applied sciences, and natural sciences. It first opened its doors in September 1979 to a very small number of students. Another twenty students were enrolled on January 28, 1980. On March 28, 1991, UEAB became the first private university to be chartered in the Republic of Kenya.

​Ernest Roy Warland was a missionary to Kenya and founder principal of Kamagambo School.

Bertha E. Warner (née Milne) was a pioneer missionary teacher to Kenya. She moved to Nyanchwa, Kenya in January 1925 to establish the educational program for girls’ education.

Albert Watson was one of the pre-war (First World War) missionaries pioneering the mission station at Rusinga Island on Lake Victoria, Western Kenya. He worked in Kenya for a total of 17 years as a missionary.

Ben David Wheeler was a missionary to Central Kenya, Uganda, Congo and Zimbabwe.

Reuben Kombe Yeri was a prolific preacher and church planter who also served as the president of the Central Kenya Conference.