We celebrate those who serve alongside us. Meet Vince and Jeff who proudly serve on the AOEF Team as our camera crew!
With commitment to excellence and exceptional service, Vincent and Jeff inspire and captivate audiences through their creative visions and lenses. Their passion for people and skills at authentic storytelling make them highly sought-after professionals in the media industry.
Vince Ratolo is a passionate videographer and freelance photographer in Nairobi. With over six years of experience, Vince has established himself and Ratolo Studios. He has distinguished himself as a skilled technician while proudly hand-selecting and training most of his associates. His team’s expertise ranges from corporate shoots and product activation to documentaries, professional portraits and headshots, and all major life events.
Throughout his career, Vince has collaborated and partnered with esteemed organizations including the Emerging Leaders Foundation (ELF) in Nairobi, African Orphan Educational Foundation, Toto Box Africa, and Esmerize Accessories. He has been recognized for his exceptional work as a Director and Producer of the AJATELLA SHOW on YouTube (operating under the Anne Kittony brand).
Serving as head of Media at ACK St. Mark’s Church in Westlands, Nairobi, Vince oversees live streaming, produces weekly lessons, and manages social media accounts for the church. With a diploma in Journalism, he is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Communication at St. Paul’s University where he serves as Nairobi Campus Secretary of the St. Paul University Students Association (SPUSA).
Born and raised in Nairobi, Jeffrey Obonyo grew up with a passion for telling stories and taking photographs. After completing Missions of Hope Primary School and receiving an A-Level Certificate at Missions of Hope Boys High School, Jeff graduated from St. Paul’s University in Nairobi with a diploma in Journalism.
Jeff interned in various capacities before being hired as a sound engineer and studio technician at some of the most progressive media houses in Kenya including K24, TBN Family Media, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC), Ratolo Studios, and Clique Pictures. He is currently employed at Royal Media Services as a Camera Person and Studio Technical Operator. Jeff is comfortable in a variety of roles including sound technician, lighting/visual tech, television production and filming/editing.
We enjoy the company of these two fine professionals and are grateful for their expertise. It is through their lenses that we are able to capture and share with you the natural splendor, amazing people and the work we perform to equip, educate and empower orphans and at-risk youth in Africa.