Born in the swamps of Bugatto village, Kayunga District ,Uganda. Pastor Elijah's life is a living testmony that with God all things are possible. Elijah is the 4th born among 38 children of Israel Lwamba (RIP) and 3rd born among 11 children of his mother; Esther Najjuka. Born in a poor village home, with nothing to live on, Elijah is the Grandson of George William Bakulumpagi- A former Chief in the Buganda Kingdom in Uganda. He is a muganda by tribe.
FAMILY: Elijah is married to Ruth and they have five (5) biological children. Namely: Meshach, Vic Paul, Esther Faith, Emmanuel Terry & David Williams. They presently live in Kampala , Uganda , East Africa .
PRESENTLY: He is the President of Hands of Love Foundation. Director of Hands of Love International School. Director of Hands of love Orphanages. Presiding Bishop of the GDM churches.
OCCUPATION: Served as priest in the Anglican Church (Saint Stephen Parish): 1989- Dec 1991. Church Planting & Studies (1992- 1999). Senior Pastor: Kaluba ICC 1992- 1994. Senior Pastor: Kayunga ICC 1997- 2002. Bible college teacher: 2001- 2004. ( Mbuya Bible College , Africa Harvest Bible College & Kingdom Bible College )
EDUCATION: Elijah is a graduate of: Makerere University , Kampala with a BA PPM (project planning and management). Alpha-Omega Seminary with a BA in Christian Ministry Mbuya Bible College with A Diploma in Theology Bishop Turcher Theological College(Presently Uganda Christian University ) Kasawo Secondary School ( Senior 1- Senior 6) Kayonza Primary School (Kayunga District. ( Primary 1- Primary Seven) Bugatto Nursery School ( 2 year Nursery school)
TRAINNING COURSES ATTENDED: HIV/AIDS counseling course; 3 Months training as a TOT in 1994 at Mbuya Bible College Kampala. Leadership Trainning: 3 Months training at Uganda Management institute, Kampala, Uganda in 1996