The CARE for AIDS center in the Kasagam community in Kisumu opened in 2013 in partnership with Central Baptist Church. Kasagam is a slum community in Kisumu near Lake Victoria- the community has a high rate of poverty and a high HIV infection rate.
Medical Counselor: Anne Otieno
“I had a hard life in a polygamous family, which led to the death of my dad, mother and stepmother by HIV. Back then I did not have any knowledge about HIV. I decided to seek learn about the disease so that I could help others. I want them to know, even though it is a hard life, they do not to have to die but can live a life beyond AIDS.”
Spiritual Counselor: Joseph Lumumba
Joseph, who is married to Vivian, has served with CFA since 2012. He knows the struggle of orphans first hand, growing up in an orphanage after his parents died when he was young. Now he loves to teach the word of God and counsel others. He wants clients to grow and be empowered in order to take care of their loved ones.