TENDO STEVEN was born in Kampala to Christian royal parents in 1984. At the age of thirteen, he dedicated his life to serving God after losing both parents due to HIV/AIDS and he miraculously went through his studies without a sponsor or help from his family.
- Degree in Arts with Education (BAED)
- - Diploma in Theology and a series of Certificates in Bible studies from Bible College (ABA BIBLE COLLEGE) in Kampala (2009)
Founding of ELOI Ministries
Following his years of ministry in Uganda, Tendo was inspired by God to open up a New Ministry called ETERNAL LIFE ORGANIZATION INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES (ELOI MINISTRIES) in 2004. This move had always been on Steven’s heart, but the location and meaning didn’t become clear until four years later.
In 2007, STEVEN started a journey of registering the ministry with relevant Authorities in Uganda, he is grateful that the ministry is fully Registered& its Registration number is S.5914/8320 with offices operating in Kampala, the capital of Uganda, hence being determined to restore hope in the communities of Africa. ELOI MINISTRIES, a community based Non- Discriminative Christian NGO is touching both the city and the nation with the love of Jesus. Over 2,000,000 people have had an ELOIM experience on different outreaches, charity activities and conferences within and outside Uganda.
Since 2008 the Hope of an African Child, founded by Tendo Steven and other partners, has been able to transform a number of lives of young people, widows, orphans and destitute Children through mobile medical care, bible studies, provision of formal education , grooming and advocates for the rights of the children of Africa. Steven’s team feel so blessed and touched as they witness firsthand the hope and joy the children have found in Jesus Christ and Eloi Ministries’ experience.
STEVEN is passionate about building the church. He believes in a church that is relevant to the context of the day and to the people in the community in which it operates. About this Vision, God has already provided Land only 8kms off from Kampala the Capital, but still believing God for the instruments and funds for the structure. He thrives on raising leaders, empowering God’s people to bring hope and healing to their community by discipline individuals and nations for Jesus Christ.