Born in 1969 in the Philippines, I was ordained to Catholic priesthood in 2000 and came to Kenya in the same year. I became the director of the Institute of Social Communication (Nairobi) in 2009. I earned my MSc in Development Communication from the University of the Philippines-Los Banos (UPLB)in 2008, and completed the doctoral program in communication at the University of the Philippines Open University in July 2015.