The Imani Project is a partnership between Americans and Africans, dedicated to acting against HIV/AIDS and improving health conditions in rural Kenya. The mission of the Imani Project is to empower Kenyan villagers to become educators, advocates, caregivers and HIV/AIDS activists in their own communities. Imani Project donors, sponsors, and volunteers support children and families affected by HIV/AIDS.

AIDS Orphans and HIV+ Families

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

HIV/AIDS Education

The Imani Project teaches classes on HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention to school children and adults in remote villages on the coast of Kenya.

Health & Wellness

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

Maternal and Child Health Program

Medical Services

Community Improvements

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

Unsponsored Orphans & HIV+ Families

Andrew Emmanuel Bimhango

Andrew Emmanuel BimahangoBoy, 6 years old Andrew lives with his 70 year old grandmother in Kibokoni Village. His mother died during his birth and his father died a year later. Andrew in not in school as his grandmother cannot pay the fees. His grandmother tends a...

David Nyanje Gharama

David Nyanje Gharama Boy, 10 HIV Family David and both his parents are HIV+. He lives with his parents and 3 siblings in Madina-Borehole Village. David is in standard 4 at Marafa Primary School. The family's living conditions are very poor. Neither parent is able to...

Emmanuel Ushini Samson

Emmanuel Ushindi Samsonboy, 1 1/2 years old Emmanuel lives with his mother and brother in Kaoyeni Village. When he was 2 months old his father was gunned down by gangsters as he was taking a small amount of money to the bank. Emmanuel's mother tries to feed her...

Gift Sanita

Gift Sanita Girl, 1 1/2 years old Gift lives with her HIV+ mother and two brothers in Mnazi Village. Her father left the family and stopped providing for them when he found out his wife was HIV+. Gift's mother tends a very small garden but is not able to provide even...

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...

Lucas Kalume

Lucas Kalume HIV+ Family Seven year old Lucas Kalume lives in Thoroveni village, and is in standard 1 at Vitunguni Primary. His mother died of HIV/AIDS. Both Lucas and his father are HIV+. He has four other siblings who are HIV negative. Payment Options:...

Luky Kazungu

Luky Kazungu and his mother are HIV+. They live in Kagaguta Village with his four siblings who are HIV negative. Luky is 11 years old and is in standard 2 in Kagaguta Primary School. His HIV+ mother must commute long distances for work. The family is very malnourished...

Mercyline Jumwa

Mercyline JumwaGirl, 2 1/2 years old Mercyline is HIV+ as is her mother. Her father died of AIDS. Mercyline and her mother live with her 5 siblings in Magarini Hill Village. Her mother sells old clothes and tends a small garden when she is physically able. She is very...