Author: The Power Of Passion
Passionate, Loyal , Committed and prayerful are Pastor Dr David Gift Wasambla's guiding principles. His passion for humanity was the driving force in planning, coordinating and leading the very first and successful medical camp in Kenya. He used his personal resources to support over 1,500 survivors of PEV. He also established the HIV clinic ( CCC) in Moyale, a remote town in Eastern Kenya and coordinated a successful donation of over 190 space heaters to hospitals across Kenya and Zanzibar through the Cheka Mtoi Aishi Initiative.
A father of 3, his wife, Naomi, is the most important person in his life. Dr Wasambla is not only a minister of the gospel, a Motivational Speaker, a Life Coach and a doctor by profession but he is also a comedian. He uses humor and wit to raise awareness to issues affecting the community, while at the same time spreading the gospel. He is A TV actor and script writer for TV and stand-up comedy; Hapa Kule News and the renown comedy show in Kenya, Househelps of Kawangware. He is soon to be on DSTV’s Maisha Magic channel.
His career in comedy started in 1996 while in medical school in Russia. He graduated with a medical degree from Kuban State Medical University. He has over 12 years working experience in nonprofit organizations and emergency response. His most notable work was during the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa in 2015. He risked his life, flew to West Africa as a medical coordinator of Ebola treatment. Dr. Wasambla has also helped in finding treatment for Cholera outbreaks in Kenya.
An ordained Pastor of Living Faith Church Worldwide aka Winners’ Chapel Int’l, Dr Wasambla is currently serving in the capacity of Assistant Pastor in Sierra Leone, Zone 5. He is fluent in a number of languages: English, Swahili, Dholuo, Russian, basic Krio and French. His excellent grasp of the Russian language was what made him stand out in medical school.
He is the CEO of Cheka Mtoi Aishi Trust and TKO Company Ltd. The Cheka Mtoi Aishi initiative aims to entertain the audience with comedy while creating awareness on new-born mortality and how to prevent it. He aims to raise enough money to buy heaters for maternities and delivery rooms in all health facilities in Africa. A warm environment for a new-born in the first 5 minutes of life saves life by averting hypothermia (low body temperature) which is a common, preventable cause of new-born deaths across the globe, especially in developing countries.
Award winning humanitarian (Jubilee Insurance Samaritan Award JISA 2013) and first runner up medical category of Transform Kenya Awards 2014. Dr Wasambla is also the Author of the best seller book, “THE POWER OF PASSION” based on his own practical experiences and journey to success.
Despite being discouraged numerous times by his family members and teachers, some of who told him that he would never amount to anything, Dr Wasambla has remained prayerful. He constantly meditates and reminds himself that his life’s purpose is not tied to negative people but to God. (Romans 8:29-30)
Dr Wasambla favorite quote is, "Humility is not mediocrity but the ability to subject ones power under self-control." (Pastor Dr Wasambla)