About CFK Africa

CFK Africa was co-founded by Tabitha Festo (a Kenyan nurse living in Kibera), Salim Mohamed (a Kenyan community organizer), and Rye Barcott (a UNC student) in 2001 as “Carolina for Kibera.”

Built on a model of participatory development, CFK Africa improves public health and economic prosperity in informal settlements. We have also developed an ethical research platform through long-standing partnerships with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), and universities including the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kenyatta University.

Contact Us

Interested in learning more about our research and programs? Want to schedule an interview with a member of our staff? We would love to speak with you! Contact our Communications Manager, Hannah Bain, at media@cfkafrica.org  or 704.783.8368 today. Please include your deadline and contact information in any email.

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