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Faraja Cancer Support Trust

Org #24239
Vetted since 2014
2010
year founded
$84,891
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 (1)

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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Jul 25, 2022
When seeking refuge saves your life
18-year-old Gacore, a teenager from DRC Congo was full of hope for a new life as a refugee in Uganda. But even the experience of being a refugee would not have prepared him and his family for the long...
Apr 6, 2022
Little by Little goes a long way...
This week is GlobalGiving's Little by Little Campaign and we are excited to take part. A big win for us would be if you can come on board and support us by donating a gift of any size to our campaign....
Nov 9, 2021
Giving Tuesday is in 2 weeks. Here are 10 reasons to consider donating to us on the 30th November
The devastating impact of Covid-19 is undeniable. It has affected the people we support, the environment we operate in, and our organization. The implications of lockdowns and social distancing meant...
 
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