Kehinde Ojo

Catalyst for Ministry Fundraising


Kehinde Ojo is the IFES program director for indigenous support development. Kehinde was born and raised in southwestern Nigeria. He became a Christian during university through the witness of NIFES (IFES Nigeria). He then got fully involved, became trained and discipled. On graduation in 1991, he served as a volunteer for one year before joining NIFES as a full-time staff worker. He served with NIFES for 18 years in different roles and in different parts of the country.

In 2011 Kehinde was invited by IFES to pioneer a new global program to help national movements in IFES become sustainable in their local fundraising for ministry effectiveness. His brief included developing a work plan for the program and identifying and equipping a global team to work with him. He trains and mentor leaders regularly in the Africa, Eurasia, Caribbean, and Latin America regions of IFES.

Kehinde was part of the committee that planned and organised the Nigeria-Lausanne Congress 2013. He has written articles on generosity and resource mobilization and actively participates in the Lausanne Ministry Fundraising Network. Kehinde wants to see a new generation of godly and effective leaders raised for the nations. Kehinde and his family live in Abuja, Nigeria.