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Meet the Founder

Dedicated & Certified


Dr. Cindi Mendoza brings to Cindi's Hope Early Learning Center a wealth of experience from over

23 years in educational leadership and administration.  Originally from San Diego, California in the USA. She holds a diverse academic background with a Doctorate in Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership and a Masters in Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Technology from the University of Phoenix as well as, a Bachelors of Science (B.S) in Political Science with a minor in Japanese Studies and Biology. 

Dr. Cindi Mendoza has been serving in Africa since she and her family moved to Kenya in 2004. With extensive experience as a teacher, administrator, and director of Montessori schools in Kenya, she knows how to educate the whole child.  She is the Founder and Director of Cindi's Hope, rescue centers in Kenya, and primary schools and online Cindi's Hope Prep school in Rwanda.  The vision of Cindi's Hope is to reach the nations for Christ through education.  In fact, by enrolling your child in Cindi's Hope Early Learning Center, you are also helping to provide education to primary school children in Rweru, Mwogo, and Kayonza Rwanda. 

Dr. Cindi Mendoza believes that quality education should be available for all and together we can impact the world through education.  We invite you to learn more about her work at Cindi's Hope.

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