Ruiru is a town located on Thika Road. A high amount of prostitution in the community contributes to the spread of HIV, and there are many bars and home brew stores surrounding the slum. CARE for AIDS started operation of the center in partnership with Kitambaa Bible Baptist Church in Ruiru in May of 2011.
Spiritual Counselor: Aggrey
Aggrey joined the CARE for AIDS team in 2011. He formerly worked as a professional in a textile mill, and in addition to serving as the CARE for AIDS Spiritual Counselor, he works alongside the pastor of Kitambaa Bible Church as a mentor and small group leader.
Health Counselor: Esther
Esther grew up near Ruiru, and was volunteering as a counselor to vulnerable children before she joined the CARE for AIDS team in 2011. She and her husband live in the community and have one child.