Ruiru is a town on Thika road midway between the city center and Thika. It is the site of the intersection of the new bypass and Thika road, so there has been a lot of construction recently and the town is growing quickly. Prostitution is very[...]
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[...]
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 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[...]
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 morning’s post come to us from Donor Engagement Officer, Bryan Farrar. Lord, sustain me as you promised, that I may live! Do not let my hope be crushed. – Psalm 119:116 “God sustains me.” Nancy says, sitting on the bed of her cramped one room apartment, her husband sleeping just behind her, “Without Him, […]view entry →
One of my favorite passages in the Bible is the story of the friends who lowered the paralyzed man through the roof of a home where Jesus was preaching. In Mark 2 we hear the account; “A few days later, when Jesus again entered Capernaum, the people heard that he had come home. They gathered in […]view entry →
We often share stories of our client while they are in the program or when they graduate, but it is even more exciting to hear stories of clients who are thriving years after their experience in the CARE for AIDS program. This morning, we want to share a story of Jane, a client who is […]view entry →
Yesterday was the first session of the 2015 Plywood Presents gathering. Our team has been attending Plywood Presents for three years, and each time it is extremely refreshing and energizing to hear from creatives, entrepreneurs, and people doing good all over Atlanta. Plywood’s tagline is “we will be known for the problems we solve”, and the […]view entry →
Rose Auma became an orphan at a very young age. She’s also a widow with one son. But those labels do not define her completely. There is much more to be discovered about this young woman. Rose met her husband when he was working in Nairobi, and she was employed as a housemaid. They moved […]view entry →
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