Rev. Andrew Gichia is the Co-ordinator of the KAYO Department
Motto – Be strong in the Lord. (Ephesians 6:10).
The department was started back in 1961 by the late Bishop Obadiah Kariuki. By then, it was known as KAYO (Anglican Youth Organization) later, it charged to KAYO (Kenya Anglican Youth Organization). The Department covers ages between 15 and 35 years.
However, those aged above 35 years are enrolled as supporting members.
The purpose of the department is to spearhead the work of the young people in our diocese.
The areas of concern of the department being, taking care of the Spiritual, Physical, Social and economic transformation among the young people in our diocese.
Aims and objectives
1. To build young people in the knowledge of Christ.
2. Build up young people to be good church and community leaders.
3. Create an understanding in the church about its role towards the growth of young people.
4. Empower young people to become responsible and meaningful in their lives morally, socially, economically and politically.
Some of the activities that K.A.Y.O have help include: