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 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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We had an event last night with a group of people who had never heard of CARE for AIDS, and we showed the video of Michael Mwara and his family. This video is always a crowd favorite, and I have watched it countless times. But last night, as I watched it through the perspective of […]view entry →
Cornel and Duncan are in town, and I was privileged to have the opportunity to pick their brains about what graduating the 5,000th client means to them. It was incredible to hear them talk, as Justin has, about their goal 7 years ago of opening 10 centers and graduating 1,000 clients. It is awe inspiring […]view entry →
We are happy to welcome CARE for AIDS Kenyan Directors Cornel and Duncan to the U.S.! For the next few weeks we will be traveling and meeting with many of you- and we couldn’t be more excited. Please pray for the CARE for AIDS team as we ramp up for countless meetings and events in […]view entry →
This morning’s post comes to us from our African Operations Director, Ryan Arnold. _______________________ Kisumu is hot. The humidity from Lake Victoria doesn’t help. When I finally sit down in the cafe, I’m covered in sweat. All I did was walk from the car inside to the table. I order an iced coffee praying that […]view entry →
This morning’s post comes to us from CARE for AIDS supporter and recent Impact Trip participant, Kylie White. I was curious of what meeting Jen would be like. She had graduated the CARE for AIDS program almost a year and a half previous. Her house was a modest wooden shed type in the hills near […]view entry →
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