Dr. Florence Muindi - MBChB, MPH 

Medical Doctor (Specialized in Public Health)


Chancellor, Daystar University (2021-2025)


  • Dr. Florence Muindi is the Founder President and CEO of Life in Abundance (LIA) International.  
  • A published author and an itinerant global speaker in conferences, churches, and institutions of higher learning.
  • Cumulatively, the work she has founded and led has transformed the lives of over a million poor and vulnerable urban and rural dwellers, equipped nearly 2,000 local churches, and evangelized more than 200,000 people among them close to 20,000 new converts.
  • A committed born again Christian and ordained minister of the gospel.
  • Married to Dr. Festus Muindi and a mother of two sons


  • MPH. Master of Public Health, University of Nairobi, 1993
  • MBChB . Bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of Nairobi, 1988
  • Diploma. Diploma in Urban Poor Theology, Fuller Seminary, California, 2003
  • Diploma. Diploma in Amharic Language, Joint Language School, Ethiopia, 1999
  • Certificate. Certificate in Support rising and Stewardship in missions, Indiana, USA, 1995
  • Certificate. Certificate in Health and Disasters, Brussels, 1995
  • Certificate. Certificate in Health delivery for displaced populations and disaster management, ICRC, WHO & University of Geneva, Switzerland. 1994
  • Certificate. Certificate in Pan African Trainer Of Facilitators of Community Based Health Care (TOF) Course, AMREF, Kenya. 1993
  • Certificate. Certificate in Civil Defense Management, Institute of International Civil Defense, Pakistan, 1993
  • Certificate. Certificate in Mini-Lap, Administered by John’s Hopkins University, 1989

Professional background

  • Registered medical practitioner – Kenya Medical Association
  • Member – Commonwealth Directors
  • Ordained Minister of the Gospel – Indiana, USA.


  • Serving fully under LIA International as Founder President and CEO, in charge of the LIA vision being implemented in 12 countries in Africa and two in the Caribbean, USA, Switzerland and Blue Wings (Aviation Company with one aircraft a subsidiary company of LIA International) and two training centres. Leading a team of 93 full time and part-time employees.
  • Serving as a missionary with CMF International, seconded to LIA International as LIA International Founding President. In charge of the implementation of the LIA vision in seven countries in Africa, as well as the management of the International office in Ethiopia and the support raising office in Pasadena, CA. 
  • Piloted wholistic ministry to serve the rural and urban poor in Ethiopia.
  • Took an Intensive 9 months study of the Amharic Language while with CMF in Addis Ababa, in preparation to serve in Ethiopia.
  • While Still with CMF, in America, worked part time with Heart to Heart International in Kansas City Kansas, giving Consultant assistance to the director on third world health and relief activities. Heart to Heart International is an Aid agency assisting third world countries in Relief and health supplies.
  • Christian Missionary Fellowship (CMF International) was in-charge of CMF’s Nomadic health care programs with the Maasai in Kenya and was the doctor directly in-charge of five of their health centres. Played a major role in the initiation of community -based health projects among the Maasai people group.
  • With African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), where I first worked as a part time consultant in their Primary Health care programs and, later was employed fulltime in the department of community health as a health programs co-ordinator. While at AMREF, she worked with Child survival programs in Kenya and Tanzania, with refugee health programs and in training programs. Served in curriculum development and training facilitator.
  • With GTZ (Now GIZ) health program in Kenya where she first worked as a health programs researcher and later as a Family planning program manager.
  • Worked with Prisons Health Care in Nairobi as the doctor in-charge of The Women’s prisons health care activities.

Research & Publications

  • Wrote a chapter on a mission’s emphasis book: “Get dirty” presented as the reference book at the National Missions Convention. (2008)
  • Wrote a chapter for the book: “The hope factor: Engaging the church in the HIV/Aids crisis” on request by the International Director for Lausanne Committee for World evangelization. (2005)
  • Defended and published a research on community-based service provision that led to a change of policy by the Kenya Government and later the offer to serve as Lead consultant with UNFPA in Botswana (declined the offer). (1993)
  • Implementation consultant for a community health development project in Kabul, Afghanistan in partnership with Sozo International. (2002)
  • Developed, piloted and established a model of sustainable development through the church that is in use in 15 countries and has been independently evaluated and passed as highly successful.