Martin and Helen Odi were married in 1981 and have been ministers with Equipping Pastors International in Uganda since the start of EPI in Uganda in 1999, serving full-time with EPI since 2006. They are blessed with 2 sons of their own, Dick and Kharis, one adopted son John and adopted daughter Angela; and they make their home in Ngora, Teso Uganda East Africa.

Martin Odi holds a BA in Bible and Theology from Global University in the USA in conjunction with Alpha Omega Seminary in Uganda. Martin is currently working on his MDiv with MINTS seminary and he is involved in teaching and mentoring in East Africa and Southern Sudan.

Martin Odi was a pastor of a successful church at Ngora for ten years and Overseer (Bishop) of 200 churches in the Kumi district of Uganda for ten years before fully joining EPI as full time director of it in Uganda. Both Helen and Martin are involved in teaching and training with EPI in this region. They travel out of their home for almost half of every month, pouring their lives to the Body of Christ, including in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, DR Congo and Southern Sudan.