Born and raised in Congo DRC, Edouard Tende has lived in Cape Town South Africa where he was involved in the ship repair industry as a business partner and was the manager and founder of Tropical Engineering in the Congo, involving mining plant maintenance. He speaks five languages; English, French, Swahili, Lingala, Kiswahili. He came to the United States as a student at Cincinnati State University with a major in Electro-Mechanical Engineering and Technology and is currently serving as a member of the New African Immigrants Commission (NAIC) under the Office of the Ohio Governor and advisor to a newly formed Pan-African Youth Alliance which is sponsored by the American Friend Service Committee (AFSC) in Ohio. He is a member of African Professional Networking (APNET).
His strong interpersonal communication skills, shows in his love and strong commitment to community and serving others. Edouard embraces diversity and believes God has instructed us to sow the seed of His Word in every person and this seed needs to be nourished with the Word of God everyday. He is a man of great faith and prayer. He is convinced that every child of God should be lead by the Holy Spirit and God will use us to pour His Spirit into other's lives with signs following. Joel 2:28 says, "And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions..."