|About Ruth Wamuyu|
THIS IS MY STORY. I was born in Nyahururu Oljororok to a family of nine children. I had a lot of fun growing up as the sixth born with four brothers and four sisters. My father was a surveyor (now retired) and my mother was a nurse. Today, they are both farmers. My parents were staunch Christians- and made sure we grew up guided by Christian values. They also believed in the value of quality education; and that is why they made sure I got the best education.
PRAISE NIGHTS. As a budding musician, I would hold several road shows countrywide and several people would get saved after I ministered to them through music. Due to the high demand, I thought it wise to start a monthly ‘Kigocho night’ –an overnight praise night, to widen the scope of the people I minister to. In 2006, I launched ‘Kigocho night’ at the Wida Highway Motel, and I have never looked back since then. Currently, we hold the event every month at St. Andrews PCEA church and the God has been doing wonders through his ministry. Kigocho night attracts between 4000 and 5000 people and blesses many hearts.
Am humbled when God uses me to transform the lives of many people. I am glad that it also attracts a lot of young people whose lives have continued to be transformed through Kigocho night. Currrently, we have relocated to Victor’s Assembly church Kikuyu Township every first Friday of the month.
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY. I got married to my husband Rev. Theuri Maina in the year 2000 and our marriage has been blessed with two beautiful girls. Taffi Neema is 9 years old, and Precious Zawadi is 6 years old. My family is very dear to me, and they have been extremely supportive of my work and ministry. My husband, a former teacher, now works in the Publishing industry and has co-authored several books in the market. He is also a reverend and my partner in the ministry. While he is based at Kikuyu, I am based at Nairobi- Casino cinema House to ensure the smooth running of things.
Our youngest daughter is a brilliant singer, she has even recorded a few songs on my phone! I am grateful to God for her talent because I know she is headed for greatness through her gift in music. Working alongside my husband has been a great experience. We work as a team, and it has been good for the growth of our ministry and my music career. He is my support system, and I love the fact that we are able to share ideas, encourage one another and work through the challenges as a unit. It’s been tough juggling between ministry, work and family, but I am grateful that through God’s grace, I have managed to strike a balance in all areas of my life.
I have always known that my family comes first, and I have always tried to keep it that way. I try my best to give my family my time, through prioritizing them above everything else. I avoid the time constraints, concentrate on my ministry and spend the rest of my time with my family. When I am not working or ministering, I love to listen to gospel music, i love to read the Bible and motivational books, swimming with my daughters and travelling with my family.