Shepherds of Life (Sol-Kenya) is a community, grass root, nonprofit making organization, the organization was founded in the year 2004 and registered with the government of Kenya. The organization operates in the marginalized rural locations of the Eastern province – greater Meru region and Rift valley – Samburu region.
Sol-Kenya was established to mainly create awareness on community health and education issues, mitigate HIV prevalence and to promote community continuum care for the infected persons hence reducing the high level of HIV stigma within the community. The organization was established to help communities by:
- Establishing appropriate, caring community systems for people living with HIV & AIDS.
- Establishing and supporting continuum and care support systems for orphans and vulnerable children within the sites.
- Empowering community caregivers and volunteers with skills on home based care, palliative care, childcare, basic HIV counseling and community development.