ASN Upendo Village

Members of one of the support groups at Upendo Village in Naivasha, Kenya, in the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru, sharing a meal / Assumption Sisters of Nairobi, Upendo Village

I Owe Catholic Nuns, Entire Upendo Village My Life, Testimony by Kenyan Man Born with HIV

Jan 2, 2021

Sr. Florence Muia, a member of the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi (ASN), recalls a day, in 2004, when she sat with a group of people that lived with HIV under a tree in Naivasha in the Catholic Diocese of Nakuru, just under 100 kilometers northwest of Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi.

Sr. Winnie Mutuku of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul, founder of Upendo Street Children in Kenya's Catholic Diocese of Kitale. She was accorded the Presidential Order of Service, Uzalendo Award on Madaraka Day. / Sr. Winnie Mutuku

Kenyan Nun Wins State Award for Feeding Street Children amid COVID-19

Jun 4, 2020

Sr. Winnie Mutuku was serving late lunch to 14 street boys inside the Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart compound of the Diocese of Kitale in the western part of Kenya when she received an unfamiliar call from a government official.

Sr. Florence Muia, Founder of Upendo Village, an HIV and AIDS project in Kenya.

Meet the Kenyan Nun Who Built a state-of-the-Art HIV/AIDS Facility from Scratch

Feb 20, 2020

Love reigns at Upendo Village, a state-of-the-art facility where people living with HIV in low-end settlements around Naivasha in Kenya’s Catholic Diocese of Nakuru (CDN) have found hope for nearly two decades – Upendo is a Swahili word for love.