Administration Department

Commited to Service Delivery

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The focus of Karika is to alleviate poverty and hardship for older people in the community.  The long term vision is to improve the lives of the elderly in Kenya.  Karika currently supports up to 200 ageing people (ranging in age from 45 - 92 years).  The project is located in Riruta/Kawangware, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya.  The problems facing the people in Riruta are many:

  • Poverty
  • Lack of sanitation, water and electricity
  • Drug and Alcohol abuse
  • Prostitution
  • Street children and orphans lacking parental guidance and education
  • Lack of medical assistance