Healthy communities.

Brighter futures.

We are an NGO working with community members to improve public health, educational outcomes, and economic opportunities in informal settlements.

In kenya, millions of people live in informal settlements.

In these communities, residents lack access to quality health care, proper nutrition, and adequate sanitation, leaving them susceptible to preventable diseases. 

Limited access to quality education and economic advancement opportunities, high levels of unemployment, and gender inequity further impede individual and community progress. Though residents are talented, resilient, and entrepreneurial, many lack the opportunities needed to break the cycle of poverty. We’re changing that narrative. 

we partner with communities to drive change.

For over 20 years, we’ve worked with residents of informal settlements to improve health, education, and economic outcomes in their communities. 

Thanks to these collaborations, we are able to identify the most pressing challenges in each community through participatory research, build the capacity of local health and education systems, develop youth leaders, and drive change from within.   

Primary Health Care

Primary Health Care

Strengthening health systems.
Improving health-seeking behaviors.
Providing a comprehensive approach to care.
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Education & Livelihoods

Education & Livelihoods

Improving educational outcomes.
Strengthening economic resilience.
Developing youth leaders.
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Research and Partnerships

Research and Partnerships

Harnessing local research capacity.
Strengthening surveillance systems.
Using data to drive action.
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Cross-Cutting Initiatives

Cross-Cutting Initiatives

Mentoring girls and young women.
Promoting leadership through sports.
Advocating for gender equity.
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Experience our impact.

With your help, we’re transforming lives.



of our most recent class
of scholarship recipients qualified to pursue further education.



children receive critical childhood vaccinations through CFK Africa every month.


community members access health care through CFK Africa every year.

Stories of PROGRESS

Insights, updates, and perspectives from our community.

Balancing Motherhood and Education: Esther’s Determination to Succeed

September 24, 2023

As students were sitting for their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations...

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Funzo: A Second Chance at Education

September 4, 2023

CFK Africa’s Funzo project improves health, wellness and educational outcomes for teenage...

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Congratulations to the happy mothers and babies born on September 24 at our #CFKAfrica Tabitha Maternity Home on the birthday of our late co-founder, Tabitha Festo. We were thrilled to offer complimentary deliveries and small gifts to these little ones in her honor. #TabithaWeek2023 #MCH #healthymomandhealthybabies


On Sunday, CFK Africa honors the birthday of our late co-founder, Tabitha Atieno Festo. In 2000, with a gift of 2,000 Kenyan shillings and unwavering motto of “sacrificing for success” she started what would become the Tabitha Medical Clinic, first providing services from her 10 by 10 home. She delivered many babies at night in the original clinic adjacent to her own home in Gatwekera village. Tabitha believed in healthy community with a focus on maternal and child health. In her honor, fees for all deliveries done on September 24 at our Tabitha Maternity Home will be waived. We are welcoming this next generation of changemakers into the world. #TabithaWeek2023 #MCH #healthymomandhealthybabies


Join us this Saturday at the Undugu sports ground from 9:00am-2:00pm for our #CFKAfrica Education Expo! 📚 🌍 Theme: 'Unlocking opportunities for all' - let's come together to tackle critical issues related to inclusion, sustainable livelihoods, healthy communities, peaceful societies, and lifelong learning. #LeadersOfTomorrow


Only a few days left of our #TabithaWeek2023 celebrations! Starting Thursday to Friday, we will provide birthday gifts for under 5 babies visiting our child welfare clinic and those at the outpatient department - join us at our Tabitha Medical Clinic.


Millions lack access to quality health care and education in kenya's 1,400+ informal settlements.