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 [...]
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[...]
The term “Dunga” refers to the westernmost section of the Nyalenda slum, which stretches along the Southern border of Kisumu. The Dunga section is closest to Lake Victoria, and has a similar composition to the areas served by the Central 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[...]
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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This past weekend, a group of us gathered to run in the Atlanta 10-Miler to build awareness and raise support for CARE for AIDS. I hope to see some of you out there next year! The back of our jersey’s read, “Never Look Back.” This phrase is significant for a number of reasons. Practically speaking, […]view entry →
This morning we would like for you to hear from CARE for AIDS supporter and Impact Trip participant, John Nolan. When asked about his expectations versus the reality of his time in Kenya with his family, John gave a beautiful and honest answer…view entry →
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 →
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