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

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...

Baraka Kenga

Baraka Kenga and his mother are both HIV+ and live in the village of Kabibooni with his younger sister. Baraka is about 9 years old and fairly healthy, but the drought has caused his family to become very malnourished. This family is very poor and in need of help....

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...

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...

Marian Majimbo

Marian Majimbo and her mother are both HIV+. They live in Mwali village with her sister. Her father died of HIV/AIDS, and her mother has been HIV+ for 16 years. Marian is 11 years old. Marian's mother makes charcoal for a living and as a result suffers greatly from...

Mhamed Katana

Mhamed Katana is a 15 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:  ...