shield arrow-simple-alt-top arrow-simple-alt-left arrow-simple-alt-right arrow-simple-alt-bottom facebook instagram linkedin medium pinterest rss search-alt shaper twitter video-play arrow-long-right arrow-long-left arrow-long-top arrow-long-bottom arrow-simple-right arrow-simple-left arrow-simple-bottom readio arrow-simple-top speaker-down plus minus cloud hb pin camera globe cart rotate Group-35 star edit arrow-top arrow-right arrow-left arrow-bottom check search Close square speaker-up speaker-mute return play pause love new-tab equalizer

Benson Shamala

Benson Shamala

Guest Speaker

Benson Shamala has served IJM Kenya since August 2007 in various positions including Senior Social Worker, Director of Aftercare and as Casework Director. Benson always leads with a servant attitude and dedication to Christ. Benson has a passion to serve the poor and the oppressed. In 2014 Benson moved to Ghana where he was instrumental in setting up an IJM field office to combat child trafficking. Benson developed a robust program for caring for rescued children and rallied several partners to protect and care for trafficked children.

Currently Benson serves as the Deputy Field Office Director where he leads a dedicated team that fights police brutality in Kenya.

Benson holds a Master’s degree in Organisational Leadership from Eastern University, Philadelphia, USA, a Master’s degree in Sociology & Counselling and a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, both from the University of Nairobi. He is married to Loise Shamala and they have two children, Mike Malcolm and Mark Maxwell.

You Can Send Rescue Today.

When you give a gift today, you’ll be fighting slavery, violence, and injustice across the globe. Together, we can end slavery in our lifetime. From December 1-8th 2020, to have your gift MATCHED visit IJM's Big Give appeal:

You can make the most impact as a Freedom Partner today.

Your generous monthly support will send rescue to vulnerable children and families at a moment’s notice, stand with them as they rebuild their lives in freedom and see their abusers in court.


Donor Portal

Review your giving, tax statements and contact info via the IJM Donor Portal.

please sign in
Email Sign Up
Get updates from IJM on stories from the field, events in your area and opportunities to get involved.
sign up

Want more stories of rescue?

Sign up for breaking news stories, campaigns and ways to be part of the fight until all are free.


IJM cares about your privacy. Read our privacy policy.