In 1896 three Salvationists went to Kenya to work on the building of a new railway and made their witness while based at the Taru Camp. The first official meetings were held in Nairobi in April 1921, led by Lieut-Colonel and Mrs James Allister Smith. The first cadets were trained in 1923.

On 1 March 2008, the Kenya Territory was divided into two and the Kenya East Territory and Kenya West Territory were created.

Countries included in the territory: Kenya

Languages in which the gospel is preached: English, Kiswahili and a number of regional languages

Periodicals: Sauti ya Vita (The War Cry) (English and Kiswahili)

Territorial Leaders

Colonel Daniel Kiama - Territorial Commander

Colonel Anne Kiama - Territorial President for Women's Ministries

Lieut-Colonel Friday Ayanam - Chief Secretary

Lieut-Colonel Glory Ayanam - Territorial Secretary for Women's Ministries

Territorial Headquarters

Marist Avenue

Postal address

PO Box 24927
Karen 00502

Contact us

Tel: +254 020 240 3260

Email: leadership@kya.salvationarmy.org


Officers - 840 (active - 766 retired - 74)  Auxillary-captains - 80

Envoys - 97           Cadets - 98              Employees - 132                   

Corps - 547                                Outposts - 287

Senior Soliders - 95,975          Adherents - 721         Junior Soliders - 61,163