Imagine you have lost your job. Your spouse has left you. Your family and friends have disowned you. You are left to live by yourself. Why? Because you have contracted a disease for which there is no known cure. A disease that your society despises and deems intolerable. Now imagine that none of this is your fault. This is the ugly truth for many Kenyans living with HIV.
Approximately 1.4 million Kenyans are HIV-positive and are in need of a life transformation, both physically and spiritually. Without proper medical, nutritional, and hygienic care, these individuals have limited life expectancy. Without Jesus, they have no eternal hope. CARE for AIDS seeks to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of HIV-positive Kenyans by mobilizing local churches to care for those suffering from this disease.
Care for Aids goal is 50 centers operating throughout Kenya. These centers are created by partnering with local Kenyan churches to operate life transforming centers that serve the physical, spiritual, economic, and social needs of men and women living with HIV/AIDS.
A new center established in Kariobangi Kenya (near Nairobi) is primarily funded by a group in Cobb County. There are approximately 500,000 people in the slum of Kariobangi, and the church partner already had a database of 2,070 people who are infected with HIV. That is more than 20 years of eligible clients for the CARE for AIDS program. This center will be a strong beacon of hope to the thousands of men and women living with HIV.
Each CARE for AIDS center serves 80 clients at a time through a nine month program. It only costs $30/month to put one client through the CARE for AIDS program- please consider donating on a monthly basis to support a client and his/her family.
This center is primarily funded by a group in Cobb County, a northern suburb of Atlanta, GA. If you would like to learn more, please visit