Edith was born and raised in Sierra Leone, West Africa. She moved to the US in 1991 to attended Calvary Bible College and it was there that she first heard Bill Dillon speak about ICI. Inspired by the work that ICI was doing, Edith decided to volunteer in 1992 as a summer missionary. Following graduation, she joined ICI as a full-time staff member. Edith is married, has one daughter, Precious, and a son, Daniel.