Banana Hill is located on Limuru Road between Ruaka and Limuru. It is surrounded by tea fields, which provide much of the local employment. It is also a hub for the matatu industry and the base of operations for the Mungiki sect, a mafia-lik[...]
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[...]
This area is located on the Eastern side of the main Nairobi - Kisumu highway. It holds a concentration of people in village-like settings along the highway and a gradual shift into more rural areas further to the East. [...]
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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Benson’s problems with alcohol began after the disintegration of his marriage. Following the birth of their daughter in 1989, Benson says the relationship with his wife was like living on a roller coaster. “It was up, down, up, down,” he explains. “We lived like enemies.” When Benson’s wife left to return to the home of […]view entry →
We are excited to announce our upcoming expansion to Mombasa! If you attended our gala last week, you know all about this exciting move- if you were unable to be at the gala, watch the video below to learn more.view entry →
Over the past seven years, I’ve had the privilege of working with three exceptional board chairmen at CARE for AIDS. Each one was very different in their backgrounds, styles, and strengths and uniquely suited to serve the ministry during that season. However, despite all that made them different, the purpose of this post is to discuss what they […]view entry →
Paul came to the CARE for AIDS center in Kariobangi this June during recruitment. He has known about his HIV status since 2011, and was eager to receive help from the CARE for AIDS program. Paul is a widower, and is caring for his four young children- the youngest of which has a severe heart […]view entry →
At sixty-eight years of age, Virginia has lived a very long life. She was married for forty-five years and raised ten children. Diagnosed with HIV in 2011 following a ten-year separation from her husband who had transmitted the disease after engaging in several extramarital affairs, Virginia says she wasn’t sure she wanted to know about […]view entry →
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