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[...]
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[...]
Manyatta is one of the largest slums in Kisumu, located in the western region of Kenya. Kisumu has two main slums and some small ones. This center will be our first in Manyatta. It is known for the highest crime rate in Kisumu and very high pove[...]
Kamirithu is North of Limuru on the intersection of Limuru Road and the main highway from Nairobi. It is a densely populated area that borders the commercial center of Kwambera. The town is not highly developed. Many buildings are semi-permane[...]
Kawangware is a slum on the Northwestern outskirts of Nairobi, South of Kangemi. It is very densely populated and includes many residents who commute into Nairobi attempting to find work. The slum borders on a very affluent area of Nairobi, [...]
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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Community is central to what we do at CARE for AIDS, and this morning, we want to celebrate a community in North Carolina that is doing incredible work to impact families in Kenya. Kylie White and her family are incredible supporters- as she intro’s herself on her blog: ”My name is Kylie and I am […]view entry →
“For me to live longer,” says Sophia Atieno, who was diagnosed with HIV in 2006, “I have to learn how to live positively.” And with CARE for AIDS, that’s exactly what she’s doing. Sophia is the widowed mother of two boys. She has been raising them on her own ever since her husband died in […]view entry →
This morning we want to give a big warm welcome to Duncan as he is with us for his April trip to the States! Cornel is close behind and will be arriving this Tuesday afternoon, so please pray for him as he makes the journey! We have been blessed to kick off their visit with […]view entry →
My dad has always taught me the importance of constantly pursuing new experiences, relationships, and knowledge. By doing so, we continue to increase our capacity for creativity and original thought. He equates it to a painter who only has one color on his palette versus a painter who has twenty. By adding more colors to […]view entry →
Catherine’s story is an incredible picture of both transformation and the idea of orphan prevention- both topics we have been focusing on during this season at CARE for AIDS. Catherine’s four daughters are thriving under the love and leadership of their mother, and she has seen purpose and hope in what could have seemed to […]view entry →
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