The Nairobi Kenya charity motto is “Cure for every child, Care for every family”. Formed by parents and friends of children diagnosed with cancer, it promotes and supports quality and affordable childhood and adolescent cancer care while creating awareness. Of the 3,000 approximate number of children diagnosed annually in Kenya, there’s a 20-30% survival rate, compared to 80% in developed countries. In contract in Kenya, however, a child’s medical care is provided at a local hospital for an amazingly low annual amount of less than $60 per child. Friends and Partners, help us bring hope to families, and healing to children.
Children fighting cancer are often abandoned for long periods of time at Kenyatta National Hospital, spending up to a year in the hospital at any one time. Furthermore, the children we want to support come from low-income backgrounds and are sometimes unable to cater to basic living expenses.