Background: Kabondo

Our project

  • The most urgent needs in Kabondo are to organize educational support and care for HIV/AIDS orphans and other vulnerable children. The community wants to enable extended family members to care for orphans. This is less costly than setting up orphanages.The community has identified its problems as being Education, Health, Water, HIV/AIDS and Agriculture.

Project background

Village facts

  • Kabondo community is a community inhabited by the Luo Community the second largest in Kenya. Kabondo is located 60 Kilometres South of Kisumu city in Rachuonyo District of Nyanza Province. It is in the Western part of Kenya along the...

  • Kabondo came in to being as a result of the migration of the Nilotes (Luos) from Southern Sudan. The Luos who moved into Kenya settled in so many parts of Nyanza Province. Thereafter two men namen Bondo and Sipul occupied the vast land...

  • The people of Kabondo are called the Luo. They are the second largest tribe in Kenya after the Agikuyu. They speak a language called Dholuo. The people of this community are known to strictly follow several cultural and traditional practices...

  • The people of Kabondo are involved in several activities that define their art and craft. These are the making of clay pots which are very popular in Kenya, baskets, cooking pots, water storage pots.