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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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.

The Effects of Kenya’s Medical Workers Strike Are Felt at Tabitha Maternity Home

April 17, 2024

"Jackline’s story demonstrates the impact of the current strike on Kenyan mothers...

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Meet a Game-Changer: Fatuma Ramadham 

April 16, 2024

"Fatuma is determined to use her national platform to advocate for issues...

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Jackline, a 20-year-old first-time mother, is one of many pregnant women who have traveled long distances to deliver at #CFKAfrica's Tabitha Maternity Home during the Kenyan healthcare workers’ strike. TMH remains committed to the women and children of Kibera and beyond, especially during times of crisis. Congratulations, Jackline, on the birth of your baby girl! #maternalhealth


Meet A Game-Changer: Fatuma Ramadham! Kibera Soccer Women FC. center-back defender, Fatuma, is determined to use her national platform to advocate for issues affecting girls. 👏 “I believe in empowering individuals with knowledge and skills that extend beyond the football field, ensuring holistic development and creating positive impacts within our community.” #sportfordevelopment #womeninsports Her story:


Hongera, Hellen! Your journey, athleticism, and dedication are an inspiration to young girls in informal settlements where sports are a pathway for empowerment! #sportfordevelopment #womeninsports


Exciting announcement about a powerful partnership! Together with Save the Children Kenya and in collaboration with the Kenyan The Ministry of Health, we are excited to announce the launch of a project targeting the informal settlements of Kamukunji and Makadara to ensure access and utilization of maternal and child health services. Together, we're committed to creating a healthier and brighter future for mothers and children and enhancing #communityhealth services. #publichealth #ChildrenUnder5Thrive


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