Cake cutting at MTRH to celebrate our heroes Gemma's Fundraiser Faraja's #BeBoldGoGold Poster 2021 Esther with the bobong camels during her Trek

Faraja Cancer Support Trust

Org #24239
Vetted since 2014 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2010
year founded
$83,047
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Faraja Cancer Support Trust (Faraja) was founded in 2010. It's mission is to provide emotional, practical and physical support to anyone affected by cancer in Kenya. We also have a remit to raise cancer awareness throughout the country, where cancer is still seen as a death sentence. Since it's inception Faraja has provided a safe haven and given hope to thousands of adults and children who are living with cancer. We are growing rapidly, but are just scratching the surface in terms of the need. With only 8 oncologists in the entire country and 3 treatment hospitals (in a country of 42 million) there are huge barriers at every level to people surviving the disease. We achieve our ... read more

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Cynthia Ogana
Cynthia Ogana
Judy Wakio
Judy Wakio
Team
Phillip O Odiyo, Cindy B Ogana, Judy W Mwangi, Beryl Aoko, Immaculate Wachira, Maureen Kimwattan
Organization Information
39173-00100, Nairobi
1st Floor, Cancer Care Kenya Building, Shivachi Road, Parklands
Nairobi, 00800
Kenya
+254 748 811909
Organization Information
39173-00100, Nairobi
1st Floor, Cancer Care Kenya Building, Shivachi Road, Parklands
Nairobi, 00800
Kenya
+254 748 811909

Project Reports

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Sep 30, 2021
September is Golden to celebrate Children
Faraja means comfort in Swahili but what does comfort mean to a child who has cancer? Could it be easing their emotional or physical pain so that they can get back to being a child and playing? Or is...
Jul 8, 2021
Slow and steady wins the race
The last 18months or so have not been easy for most people and we have had to postpone most of the fundraising events that we would have had during this period. Despite this, we have been able to...
Jun 3, 2021
We didn't manage to climb Mt. Kenya but did something amazing instead!
It has been a while since we sent you an update on our services. We know the times are strange, to say the least, but we are optimistic about better days. This optimism is fuelled by the courage of...
 
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