Thika is a populous area on the Northern outskirts of Nairobi, located along the main highway to Nyeri and Northern Kenya. It holds several sizable factories and is surrounded by large pineapple farms. Kiganjo is a large slum on the east sid[...]
Thika is a populous area on the Northern outskirts of Nairobi, located along the main highway to Nyeri and Northern Kenya. It holds several large factories and is surrounded by large pineapple farms. Kia-ndutu is the largest slum in Thika a[...]
Kangemi is a slum on the Northwestern outskirts of Nairobi, along the Nakuru highway. It is very densely populated and includes many residents who commute into Nairobi attempting to find work. Its high density and poverty has led to a high rat[...]
In 2013, artist Freedom Rodriguez visited Kenya to interview, photograph and capture portraits of one hundred CARE for AIDS clients. Using stories and photographs from these interviews, Rodriguez symbolically painted each portrait on the cover of worn, previously discarded books, transforming once abandoned objects into unique pieces of art.
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In just a few weeks our June Impact Trip team will hit the ground running in Kenya. If you have never been on an Impact Trip and are interested in learning more, we would love for you to watch this video. Below is a blog post that was originally posted by Justin last year that […]view entry →
It’s only been a few short months since Claris became a Christian. But those months have been some of the most empowering of her life. “I was brought up in a village,” she says. “I was the last born of eleven children. There are only four of us left now.” Living in a family with […]view entry →
If you have ever been on an Impact Trip with us, you know that we talk and think a lot about the different kinds of poverty (physical, emotional, relational spiritual), and that it is an issue that is very close to all of us on staff at CARE for AIDS. I recently watched Gary Haugen’s […]view entry →
“If you don’t know what the driving force is [that makes your culture great], you are one dumb decision away from derailing it, dismantling it, or undermining it.” I heard Andy Stanley say this on a podcast when I was in the process of reading and listening to everything I could about what makes remarkable […]view entry →
A little more than two years ago I got a phone call from my mom with her test results. She had been awaiting the results of a biopsy and it had come back positive- she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. My sisters and I came home immediately and we started talking through what the […]view entry →
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