CARE

Our mission is to serve individuals and families in the poorest communities in the world. Drawing strength from our global diversity, resources and experience, we promote innovative solutions and are advocates for global responsibility. We facilitate lasting change by: Strengthening capacity for self-help Providing economic opportunity Delivering relief in emergencies Influencing policy decisions at all levels Addressing discrimination in all its forms Guided by the aspirations of local communities, we pursue our mission with both excellence and compassion because the people whom we serve deserve nothing less.

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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from organizations similar to this one. Learn more.

Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this organization addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific organization.

A Helper

16-21 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of A HELPER My name is Amstrong Wawire. I am (15 fifteen) years old. I am is standard (8)Eight at Amalemba Primary School. I lost both my parents in 2000 at the age of 4 (yrs), but while all hope had gone, through the grace of God Kakamega Orphans Care Centre came to my rescue. They now support me by providing my basic needs including education. It is my prayer that many kind people will be touched to support this Home to help us to the end. Read more.
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Malaria Awareness

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Mbita, Kenya
Map of MALARIA AWARENESS malaria is among the killer diseases in the country and mostly in rural areas due to lack of proper medical attention and the lack of knowledge from the victims on how to prevent the infection of malaria in the society at large. This has led to the loss of life of children and the women in the region of Rusinga island. Due to this care international launched a programme to educate the mass on how to treat and prevent malaria infection and how toknow when one is infected with malaria. They also donated nets to children and pregnant women in order to reduce the rate of infection of malaria in the society. This program saved the lives of many women. Read more.

Cholera Prevention

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of CHOLERA PREVENTION The slums in the country are places where the living standards of people are poor due to the living conditions are unbearable due to the living conditions of people and the congestion of people in the slums.This has led to the increased population of people in the slums at large and thus making life unbearable for the people due to them being prone to the outbreaks of diseases such as cholera that has led to the outbreak of diseases in the slums.Due to this the cure international society at large led to the help of the society of Mukuru Wa Njenga on the roper living standards and how to live healthy in order to prevent diseases. Read more.

Polio

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Marakwet, Kenya
Map of POLIO Polio is a killer disease that has been affecting children in different parts of the country that has led to children being disabled and also loss of life This has led to affection of other kids life which leads to proper care and treatment thus leading to loss of the kids bering active when it was apparent that children in marakwet were prone to polio care international launched a program to educate the youth on polio and its effect not forgeting immunizating the kids with polio vaccines in the area of marakwet.This has helped save the majority of kids in the region of marakwet who can now have fun without any problems. Read more.

Peer Education

By a male, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of PEER EDUCATION There was a boy living up country by a name called Washington Ochieng.His parents died when he was still young.But CARE KENYA has helped him.He has a good health CARE KENYA has also paid for him school fees since Baby class upto now.He has been given shoes,uniform and bag. ''The boy thanks CARE KENYA for what they have done for him'' He also tells them to continue helping other children who needs their help. How the boy his in class one, next year he will be in class two,he asked the CARE KENYA to pay for him school fees until when he will finish EDUCATION.May the Lord be with you CARE KENYA. Read more.

Peer Education

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Peer education It was on a Saturday morning when our school organized a trip to go to kinda. our school has been help by care kenya by giving us peer educaters and teaching us how we can relate with boys or men. Care kenya is a project which has many this to teach.In kibera care kenya has helped so many people by giving them advice in our village. Care kenya is a group of people which has a program to have section with peer educators to teach us about life skills. Read more.

Security

By a female, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Security It was last one year as ago when people came to our school and took me. I was trained and i became a peer educator. I was very proud of that and after that i was teaching my fellow pupils. After roll i was being paid i was using that money to buy my wants and other personal needs. Even it was helping our family too. My mother was very happy because the money she used to buy for me my needs she bought with it food. Read more.

Giving Food To Schools

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of GIVING FOOD TO SCHOOLS Due to high prices of food many schools could not sustain their pupils to the last dates of the term.CARE Kenya realized the problems in the schools and donated food stuffs to 14 primary schools and secondary schools in Kibera,this made learning effective and hopefully improvement of results. Read more.

Donations Of Clothes Shoes And Bags

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of donations of clothes  shoes and bags Operation care for Africa is an organisation which visited Kibera at mbagathi primary school the donations was given to pupils and fourteen years so many pupils were given t-shirts bags shoes and socks the organisation made pupils happy.so many benefited from the organisation. Read more.

Clothes& Shoes.

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Clothes& shoes. People in kibera were suffering in the year 2007 after the elections because they doesn't have clothes and shoes. This was because all the houses in kibera were burnt by dense people. Operation care people gave people beautiful new clothes and shoes for everyone in kibera. Read more.
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