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

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...

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...

Ishmal Whurya Gatse

Ishmal Whurya Gatse Boy, 9 years old DISABLED CHILD Ishmal has severe scoliosis and lives with his unemployed mother and father and 2 year old brother in Mpirani Village. He is in grade 2 at Boda Zhula Primary School. His parents depend on digging and planting local...

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...

Lucas Kalume

Lucas Kalume HIV+ Family Nine year old Lucas Kalume lives in Thoroveni village, and is in standard 2 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 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:  ...

Sammy Mgunya

Sammy MgunyaBoy, 8 years old Sammy lives with his parents (both are HIV+) and a brother in Madzayani Village. His parents have been advised by a doctor to take antiretroviral HIV medicine. The family has a small garden and they are a local chicken keeper. The health...