Caroline and Brian at our center in Eldoret Ann finding solace in her hikes Ann wants to hike Mt.Kenya to raise funds Ann and her "Papa" Frank Kamau

Faraja Cancer Support Trust

Org #24239
Vetted since 2014 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2010
year founded
$74,688
raised on GlobalGiving
6
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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Mar 16, 2021
What your support did for Brian
When you first meet Brian, the first thing you notice are his eyes...huge,  round, and daring. When he fixes his gaze upon you, you cannot help but turn away. It is almost as if, he can read...
Feb 9, 2021
Ann Kamau's Climb for Hope
Kenya has a population of about 53 million people and every year, 48,000 Kenyans are diagnosed with Cancer which means 132 Kenyans per day.  Unsurprisingly, Cancer is the 3rd cause of death after...
Nov 17, 2020
The importance of Moving Forward
On Friday 16th October, Faraja held its first physical Breast Cancer Support group meeting since the advent of the novel Corona Virus. Our Wellness Centre is usually packed with women who want to...
 
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