Dan Schmelzer

Chairman – Daniel Edwin Schmelzer


danDaniel Edwin Schmelzer was born in the USA and currently residing in Kenya. He and his wife Patty are founders and directors of Capstone Ministries, a ministry to the street children of Western Kenya.The Ministry’s particular focus on restoration of the child with the family and the empowerment of the family.

Dan is a pastor in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Kenya. He has a Masters of Divinity from Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary.

He has been a pastor and teacher of 5 and 6 grade before moving to
Africa. Dan and his wife Patty have lived in Kenya for 7 years. He is the Board Chairman of SWAP.

His hobbies are photography, reading, gardening. He is also a sports enthusiast and loves American baseball and college basketball.

He loves Kenya and considers it his home.