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[...]
The Nyalenda slum is the largest slum in the Kisumu area, stretching along the southern border of the city from the Nairobi highway to Lake Victoria. Most of its inhabitants live in temporary structures made of mud and sticks or corrugated tin[...]
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[...]
Gachie is a community on the outskirts of Nairobi and close to the upscale Westlands neighborhoods. Many of the residents commute into the city to work casual jobs on the compounds of wealthy Kenyans or expatriates. Because of its proximity [...]
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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We are honored to have recently been featured in one of Root Radius’ video interviews. Root Radius founder Josh Webb interviewed Justin about the founding story of CARE for AIDS- click through to view the interview below. Josh describes the interview: In this video interview, we hangout with Justin Miller, Founder and Executive Director at […]view entry →
It’s the last week of January, which means gyms are still full and people are still excited about finally keeping their New Year’s Resolution. For some reason, the thought of January brings out the big planner in all of us. We read articles about how the “super successful” plan their year after Christmas, and we […]view entry →
We often talk about empowerment as a pillar of the CARE for AIDS model. This morning, we want you to hear about what that looks like- straight from the source. Linet is our Empowerment Director in Kenya. In this video, she explains how this value runs deep in everything we do at CARE for AIDS.view entry →
This morning’s post comes to us from Ryan Arnold, our African Operations Director in Kenya. Grace had given up. As she lay in her hospital bed, she knew she was going to die. Two weeks before, her children had helped her walk to the hospital for her check-up — she had been too weak to […]view entry →
At CARE for AIDS, we understand that the same activities done in the same way at the same scale as last year will produce similar if not worse outcomes. Therefore, in order to achieve our goal of 27.5% growth in 2015, it will take bold and innovative strategies. But, as we began to create our […]view entry →
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