Founder and President - Josephine Moyo
Josephine Moyo is an alumna of Howard University in Washington DC, where she completed her Physician Assistant studies in 2007, earning her Bachelor of Science. She is also certified by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a member of both the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants. Besides, Ms. Moyo holds a certificate in Massage Therapy from Anne Arundel Community College in Anne Arundel, MD, and is a certified LaStone Masseuse. She is a member of the Beta Kappa Chi National Scientific Honor Society and National Scholars Honors Society. Currently, Josephine works for Patient First in Waldorf, MD as a Certified Physician Assistant.
Ms. Moyo is the founder and President of Penuel Springs Institute, a Christian college and orphan assistance organization in Zimbabwe, Africa, that focuses on securing an environment that enables young people to obtain lifestyle health education disciple-making tools.
Josephine Moyo collaborates with Weimar College to develop a curriculum that blends lifestyle medicine, massage, and other healthcare modalities into an effective Medical Missionary program.
Ms. Moyo loves working with young people and spends her spare time tutoring students of all ages who struggle with their academics and are eager to improve their grades through hard work and good study skills. As a mentoring tool for youth, she has republished Story Time In Africa, a two-volume set of character-building stories in the mission field.
A native of India, Mrs. Veena Alfred earned her Masters of Arts Degree from the University of Rajasthan, India, in 1967. Following her Masters, Ms. Alfred pursued a doctorate in Philosophy and Socio-Linguistics. She completed her graduate studies in 1973 at her alma mater.
Alfred’s career was launched as a Hindi Professor at age nineteen to honor her Grandmother’s commitment on her behalf. She taught Hindi and Sitar (Indian Instrument) at Spicer Memorial College in Pune, India, where she held Department Chair's position.
As a visiting Professor, she taught Linguistics and Sitar at the University of Philippines, Diliman Campus, Manila, in 1976 and 1977.
In 1982 she migrated to the United States of America and made a career shift when she accepted a counseling position with the Kennedy Institute of Washington DC. While serving in this capacity, she developed the insight, empathy, and determination to care for the elderly, handicap, and the needy.
In 1992, prompted by her experience, education, and, above all, her passion for serving the elderly, she established AlfredHouse Eldercare.
Dr. Veena J Alfred is the President and the Chief Operating Officer of Alfredhouse Eldercare, Inc., an Assisted Living network of eight facilities in Rockville and Silver Spring, Maryland. Alfred is also the President and Administrator of a non-profit Residential Program known as Able Homes in the District of Columbia to provide community-based residential care and accompanying services to youth.
Dr. Alfred’s pursuit in the service of Alzheimer’s patients won her a US Patent for a specialized adaptive garment meant for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of Dementia. She is a Member of the Health Facilities Association of Maryland (HFAM) and Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA).
Dr. Alfred’s awards include United States Patent Holder, Alzheimer’s Attire/Garment.
Grant of Recognition; National Registry of Who’s Who in North America, and The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who.
Mrs. Veena Alfred lives in Maryland and is blessed with a close-knit family of husband, Rajesh Alfred, three sons, Pankaj, Dhiraj, and Ashish, and three grandsons.
Born in St. Andrew, Jamaica, West Indies, Mr. Jefferson Gordon is a graduate of Mico Teachers College in Jamaica, West Indies. He was awarded a Secondary Education Certificate in 1978 in Mathematics and General Science.
Following his undergraduate studies, Mr. Gordon taught Math and Science for eight years in Jamaica. He pursued further education at Durham Business College, where he received a Book Keeping certificate.
Following his passion for working with young people, Jeff served at Hartland Institute of Health and Education in various capacities for? Years.
Jeff Gordon is an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church and has served and has fostered a dedication for youth as Youth Director, Pathfinder Director, Education Director, and a founding member and Chairman of Florence Hill SDA School.
Mr. Gordon and his lovely wife, Janet, recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. They have two sons. Jeff and Janet, an RN, provide care for individuals with special needs in their home in Madison, Virginia.
Jeff loves the outdoors, singing, listening to music, and studying and sharing the Bible. He and his wife are active members of the Calvary Chapel Seventh-Day Adventist church in Gordonsville, VA.
An alumna of Hartland College located in Rapidan, Virginia, with a BA in Religion and a minor in Community Health Ministries. Ms. Trueblood has earned a reputation for excellence in service in Christian ministries and community health programs since 1999. She has been privileged to work in the USA, Europe, and Central America as a lifestyle health professional.
Ms. Trueblood has taught lifestyle health and other subjects at elementary, secondary, and college levels at various community health and Christian outreach projects throughout the United States and abroad as she follows her passion for improving physical and mental health one individual at a time.
Sheri Trueblood feels a burden for the needs of young people in Africa. During her travels to sub-Saharan Africa, she has seen first-hand the effect that the AIDS pandemic has on children and families. She desires to make a difference in the lives of as many children as possible by identifying and meeting the most significant need areas.
Currently, Sheri Trueblood is the Director of Wellness Secrets Lifestyle Center located in North West Arkansas, where she has served for six years.