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CFK Africa, formerly known as Carolina for Kibera, was co-founded by a UNC student in 2001, CFK is a UNC affiliate organization and a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit in the U.S. and a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Kenya. CFK exists to improve public health and economic prosperity in informal settlements. Headquartered in Kibera, located in Nairobi, Kenya, CFK is based on a model of participatory development. CFK supports Kibera residents through integrated primary healthcare facilities, education and livelihoods initiatives, and youth empowerment programs.

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In 2021, we prepared 300+ youth for an increasingly competitive job market by engaging them in work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy training. #CFKAfrica #2021AnnualReport

After nearly 20 years living in Kibera and experiencing the challenges women face firsthand, Quinter became a #CHV in 2018. Now, she encourages positive health behaviors among women in her community and teaches them how to make soap. Read the full story in our #2021AnnualReport

A lot has changed at #CFKAfrica since 2001. Check out a few of our featured milestones below and find the full timeline in our #2021AnnualReport.

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