Ujamaa

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Health Counselor, Josephine

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Spiritual Counselor, Raphael Msangi Ruphus

 Raphael grew up in coast region at Kwale County in Waa location.  Today he is married to Jeniffer and serves with CFA.  He joined in 2017 because he wanted to change people's lives.  It brings him happiness to assist others.  He dreams of continuing his own education, pursuing a degree in theology.  

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Mukuru Kayaba Center

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The CARE for AIDS center in the Mukuru Kayaba community launched in late 2017. Mukuru Kayaba is a slum community in Nairobi with an estimated population of 185,000. Many community members are living in extreme poverty and have little to no education. The infection rate is high due to poverty and lack of access to healthcare. 

The CARE for AIDS center in Mukuru Kayaba operates in partnership with Kayaba PEFA Church


client story

In 2013, Beatrice began rapidly losing weight and became very weak. When she went to the local clinic for a checkup, she was told she was HIV-positive. Beatrice was devastated and immediately started worrying about the future of her young daughter. She asked God to give her strength and provide a way for her to survive despite her diagnosis. Beatrice heard about the CARE for AIDS program at Mukuru Kayaba in 2018 from a community health volunteer. She has only been a part of the program for a few months but is already so grateful for all the program has done for her. Many of her classmates are her friends and neighbors and she has a new confidence knowing that she is not the only one with HIV. “We are many and I am encouraged knowing that I am not alone and that we have CFA behind us." Currently, Beatrice makes her living by washing clothes for others. She has already learned through the CARE for AIDS program how to make peanut butter and is saving her money to buy the machine needed to make it in bulk. Not many people in her community are making and selling peanut butter, so she knows she will have a sustainable market for her product. Beatrice is excited about learning even more skills over the next few months. She is determined not to miss a single seminar or counseling session. “God has sustained me. He has given me the strength and courage I need to raise my daughter. I’m proud of who I am now and I am working for the Lord."

Mukuru Kayaba Center

The CARE for AIDS center in the Mukuru Kayaba community launched in late 2017. Mukuru Kayaba is a slum community in Nairobi with an estimated population of 185,000. Many community members are living in extreme poverty and have little to no education. The infection rate is high due to poverty and lack of access to healthcare. 

The CARE for AIDS center in Mukuru Kayaba operates in partnership with Kayaba PEFA Church under the leadership of 

Tassia Center

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The Tassia community is located in the Nairobi Eastlands and has an estimated population of 37,000, most of whom are unemployed and live in extreme poverty. The HIV infection rate in Tassia is reported at 12%, and the community is known for its high rate of drunkenness, prostitution, and crime. The CARE for AIDS center in Tassia operates in partnership with Christ Community Church of Tassia under the leadership of Reverend Daniel Makara. 

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Spiritual Counselor: Dominic Muchir

Dominic joined CFA in 2017 because he has a passion for the needy in society.  He and his wife Mary, have two children.  His favorite part of the job is, “When I am helping people know themselves better and grow closer to God.

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Medical Counselor: Ruth Wambui Kamau

Ruth grew up in Nairobi, the first of six children raised by a single mom.  Today she is married raising three children of her own. She joined CFA to bring hope to the hopeless and to love the unlovable.  She feels a calling to serve through CFA.   

“My dream for the clients is to see them overcome the stigma of HIV ,and be able to stand and take care of their families.”

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