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 cycles 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 transform 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.

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children receive critical childhood vaccinations through CFK Africa every month.
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community members access health care through CFK Africa every year.

Stories of PROGRESS

Insights, updates, and perspectives from our community.

Laurine and her twins at CFK Africa's Tabitha Maternity Home

Laurine’s Story: A New Lease on Life

November 28, 2022

Struggling to raise her four children alone in Kibera, Laurine accessed nutrition...

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CFK Africa alumnus Patrick Buong at work

Transformed to Transform Others

November 15, 2022

Patrick Buong completed ICT training through CFK Africa and now works to...

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CFK Africa's Angaza Program team members conducted an onboarding session for the four new Angaza Scholarship awardees at CFK Africa's Binti Pamoja building in Kibera earlier today. The students live in Kajiado County (Kware and Mathare informal settlements). The Angaza Scholarship serves as a stepping-stone to post-high-school education for many youths who come from vulnerable backgrounds. We invite you to read a story about how the Angaza scholarship has paved a pathway to success for a bright young man from Kibera. ⬇️⬇️⬇️ https://cfkafrica.org/angaza-scholarship-shaping-future/

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Congratulations to Sheba and all Angaza Scholars on your exemplary performance in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E). Sheba is an Angaza scholar who has just received her results and is elated that she scored an A- (minus). The Angaza Scholarship serves as a stepping-stone to post-high-school education for many youth who come from vulnerable backgrounds. Read more about how the scholarship is transforming the lives of many young people from Kibera and other informal settlements across Kenya. ⬇️⬇️⬇️ http://ow.ly/L8OG50Mw8t5

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We are #hiring : Head of Programs CFK Africa is looking to recruit a Head of Programs based in Nairobi, Kenya to provide strategic leadership and oversight in the implementation of Public Health, Education and Livelihoods programs across eight Counties supported by CFK Africa: Nairobi, Kiambu, Kajiado, Machakos, Nakuru, Kisumu, Mombasa, and Kilifi. Apply Now: https://cfkafrica.org/work-with-us/ 🔴 Closing: 2 February 2023 5 PM EAT #hiringnow #ikokazi #ikokazike #hiring

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This morning, our Project Officer for Nutrition, Frank Kaberia, was on Radio Jambo talking about our nutrition intervention efforts in #Kibera. Frank and his team work in CFK Africa's medical facilities providing nutrition services to families in Kibera. We invite you to read about Laurine, a woman whose children had severe malnutrition but are now thriving due to our intervention. ⬇️⬇️⬇️ https://cfkafrica.org/laurine-new-lease-on-life/

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