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[...]
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. [...]
Nubian Estate holds one of the biggest open-air markets in the world. Three slums border Nubian, one being the largest in Kisumu. Kisumu also provides less economic opportunity than the Nairobi area and holds a higher rate of opportunistic disea[...]
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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Merry Christmas from the CARE for AIDS staff! It has been an incredible year and we are so thankful for each of our supporters. Our Kenyan staff just finished up the 2014 retreat, and we will all be enjoying a time of rest with family and friends until January. We will resume blog updates on […]view entry →
It is the fourth and final week of Advent, and we are about to jump into the Christmas season. This week’s liturgical reading comes from Isaiah, and it brings a striking picture of Peace to the foreground of the close of Advent: Isaiah 11:1-9 A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and […]view entry →
Christmas is a story of the unexpected. Think about it. An engaged teenage girl becomes pregnant. Her devout Jewish husband chooses not to divorce her. The Roman government dictates they must travel late in the pregnancy. Her baby is born surrounded by barn animals. Oh, and that baby was the Christ, the anticipated Messiah of […]view entry →
This morning’s post is by Stephanie Corrigan, a recent Impact Trip participant. As we continue our theme of watching and waiting this advent, we want to bring this client story to you from Stephanie’s perspective. There were 4 of us traveling by foot through the slums of Kisumu, a small Kenyan fishing community. Today we […]view entry →
Post written by CARE for AIDS Operations Coordinator, Cassie Gay “That is the wonder of all wonders, that God loves the lowly…. God is not ashamed of the lowliness of human beings. God marches right in. He chooses people as his instruments and performs his wonders where one would least expect them. God is near […]view entry →
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