Annual Report 2015

Here are the highlights for Africa International University And NEGST.

  • Scholarships for 25 PhD Students $120,000
  • Scholarships for 30 Students in Masters Program $ 60,000
  • Scholarships for 10 Students in the BTh Program $ 15,000
  • Faculty Funding $ 50,000
  • Library Support $ 35,000
  • IT – Updated Servers and Software $46,000
  • Renovated 10 rooms in University Guest House “KIJIJI” $26,000
  • Added $50,000 to Endowment
  • Funded operations ($78,000) with separate gifts-thus allowing all gifts from donors to be applied at 100%

Projects for 2016

In addition to scholarships, faculty and library

  • Foundation with matching grant for interior road $325,000
  • Complete IT infrastructure project $ 45,000
  • Complete renovation of Guest House $ 30,000

Other Highlights from the University

  • Enrollment continues to grow
  • Budgets are being adapted to changing curriculum
  • Land sales progresses for debt retirement
  • 6 New programs were accredited in 2016


  • Budget needs to get into the black
  • More scholarship needs than funds

Wrapping up 2014
AIU Graduates

First let me extend to you our thanks for your continued support in helping Christian Leaders for Africa provide scholarships to students at Africa International University (AIU) and the Nairobi Evangelical Graduate School of Theology (NEGST). Your support has enabled us to provide aid to 26 students working on their PhD, 20 students working on their masters and 15 students who are enrolled working toward their undergraduate degree in theology.

As we approach the end of this calendar year we are also coming upon the start of the second semester at AIU. Our next major support for scholarships is due in January 2015. Please consider a year end gift to help us make the second semester payment. CLA is the largest single contributor to the university, and your support is important in maintaining the legacy that was built there by Dr. Chet Wood.

As you consider what the Lord is placing on your heart about AIU, look at the two photos of graduates of this wonderful university.

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Introducing Jim Rogers: CLA Executive Director
June 2014

Jim RogersIn May of this year, the CLA Board elected Jim Rogers to lead CLA as Executive Director, following his service as Interim Director after Ed Fischer’s resignation. .

Jim is a member of the AIU-NEGST Governing Council and has been serving as liaison to the CLA Board since 2008.

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Join Us for a Vision Trip to AIU
February 2013

Vision Trip to AIU

Have you ever experienced Africa International University firsthand? People who visit AIU describe the experience as life changing. This February you have the opportunity to see for yourself the place we keep telling you about and to meet the people whose lives you have touched through your prayers and financial support. It would be our pleasure to introduce you to “the school in the heart of Africa with Africa on its heart.” Join CLA Executive Director Jim Rogers and key AIU stakeholders for a vision trip to AIU.

Learn more about the trip