Mr. Isaac Lema was a co-founder of UCE-Tanzania and now Africa Director. He has served UCE continuously since then as an outreach volunteer and the Tanzania Programs Officer. Isaac is a professional counselor who graduated from Tumaini University in 2008 with a degree in Counseling Psychology. In 2012, he received a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Muhimbili University. During those years he wrote two books on chastity, Love and Relationships and Sex Before, Within, and Outside of Marriage. He also is an assistant lecturer and clinical psychologist at Muhimbili University in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He and his wife, Emeline, have co-facilitated UCE outreaches, testifying to the reality of living chastely. They are now parents of a lovely baby girl. In his new role, Isaac will coordinate all of the UCE programs in Africa.
Sarah Smith comes to UCE with a passion for Christ, evangelization, chastity, business experience, seeking and answering God’s call for her life. Sarah was born, raised, and received her B.S in management and Spanish in Rochester, NY. She worked as a buyer in corporate purchasing for several years while also growing in her faith. In 2009, through prayer and discernment she relocated with her family to Colorado to serve God’s people. This service in Colorado has taken on different forms including bookkeeper for a couple parishes, coordinating a rosary ministry, prayer activities, chastity witnesses, and more recently as a birth doula (CD DONA) for expectant moms where she serves as a mom’s advocate and support during labor and birth. She is happily married to her sweetheart, Trent. Together, Sarah and Trent enjoy visits with family/friends, the outdoors, singing in church choir, praying and evangelizing together, traveling, and board games. Sarah looks forward to working with UCE in her current role as USA Director.