The Imani Project is a partnership between Americans and Africans, dedicated to acting against HIV/AIDS and improving health conditions in rural Kenya. The goal of the Imani Project is to enable and empower Kenyan villagers to become educators, advocates, caregivers and HIV/AIDS activists in their own communities.

Unsponsored Orphans

Abraham Jefa

Abraham Jefa Boy, 7 years old Abraham is deaf and lives with his HIV positive mother and three siblings in the village of Mmdja. Because he is deaf, he attends special education classes. Abraham's father died of pneumonia and his mother, who is both HIV positive and...

Elvis Baya

Elvis Baya Boy, 11 years Elvis lives in the village of Bura, Karimboni with his mother, 2 brothers, aunt, uncle and cousin. He is in grade 4 of Bura school. He especially likes reading in both English and Kiswahili. Elvis likes to tell jokes and play funny games with...

Lilian Faida Vidzo

Lilian Faida Vidzo Girl, 11 years old Lilian lives with her HIV positive mother and five siblings in the village of Marafa. She is in standard 3 at Marafa Primary School. Lilian's father died of tuberculosis . Her mother's health is not good and she is unable to work...

Wilson Nyale Wanje

Wilson Nyale Wanje Boy, 10 years old Wilson lives with his mother and four siblings in the village of Marikebuni. His father died of a heart attack in 2016. Since the death of Wilson's father the family's lives have drastically worsened and they are living in very...

Unsponsored HIV+ Family

Ian Kasena

Mother and Father both HIV+. All taking Antivirals Ian is 4 and in the baby class at the Imani Project preschool. This family are local farmers, but because of the extensive draught (and they were in a village that got NO rain). They are malnourished, have health...

Josiah Maitha

Josiah is 11 years old, and in standard 4 (4th grade) at Bodio Primary School. Josiah and his father and mother are HIV+. The family lives in Marafa village. The mother is not living at home do to problems with her husband. Father works whenever he has the opportunity...

Kelvin Kombe

Kelvin and his mother are both HIV+. Kelvin is 4 years old, and in kindergarten and Ngandu Primary School. They live in Ngandu village. Kelvin has one older sibling who is 13 and also attending Ngandu Primary School. The family needs financial assistance as mother is...

HIV/AIDS Education

The Imani Project teaches classes on HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention to school children and adults in Kenyan villages.

AIDS Orphans and HIV+ Families

The Imani Project matches African children orphaned due to AIDS and HIV+ families with American sponsors. A gift of $30/month provides food and support for the orphan and his or her host family

Health & Wellness

The Imani Project is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Kenyan villagers.

Maternal and Child Welfare Program

Medical Services

Community Improvements

Poverty is a major problem in Kenya. The Imani Project is assisting to educate villagers and develop healthier communities.