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, Disabled Children 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 Children & HIV+ Families

Emmanuel Ndaro Zuma

Emmanuel Ndaro ZumaBoy, 9 years old Emmanuel and his disabled sister live with their mother in Mpirani Village. Their father died of a stroke. Emmanuel is in standard 2 at Gola Zula Primary. The mother has no job and tries to support her children with the few crops...

Eunice and Alex Ngumbao

Eunice and Alex Ngumbao Girl, 9 & Boy, 7 years old Eunice and Alex live with their mother and 3 siblings in the village of Masheheni. Their father died a few months ago and the family had to move from their old home to a village quite far away. The children have...

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...

John Nzula Muasya

John Nzula Muasya Boy 7 years old John lives with his mother and 5 siblings in the village of Povumi. He is severely disabled and is not able to talk, stand, or walk. John was not disabled when he was born but has progressively gotten worse year by year. His mother is...

Josiah Maitha

Josiah is 14 years old, and in standard 5 (5th 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 due to problems with her husband. Father works whenever he has the...

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...

Luky Kazungu

Luky Kazungu and his mother are HIV+. They live in Kagaguta Village with his four siblings who are HIV negative. Luky is 13 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...

Mohamed Katana

Mhamed Katana is a 17 year old HIV+ boy who lives in Mtsangamali village with his five siblings and HIV+ parents. Mhamed is malnourished and has repeatedly had severe ear infections. Mhamed is in standard four at Mtsangamali Primary. Payment Options:  ...

Pendo Masha Karisa

Pendo Masha Karisa Girl, 7 years old Pendo and her two siblings live with their grandmother in Moi Village. Their father died of a heart attack and their mother lives elsewhere and is not allowed to be part of their lives. Pendo is in class one at Kibokoni Primary...