Gachie is a community on the outskirts of Nairobi close to the Westlands neighborhood. Many of the residents commute into the city to work casual jobs on the compounds of wealthy Kenyans or expats. Because of its proximity to the city, the community is known for its high rates of crime and violence. CARE for AIDS started a center in Gachie in partnership with Deliverance Church in May of 2010.
Spiritual Counselor: John
John and his wife, Freshita, have three daughters and one son. Before working with CARE for AIDS, John was a pastor and focused on ministry to the poor.
Health Counselor: Sarah
Sarah and her husband, Daniel, have two daughters. She worked as a community health worker and pharmacist before joining the CARE for AIDS team in May of 2010.