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Kenyatta Dance Company

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Other

Deriving its name from the Swahili word meaning "beautiful flower," the culturally diverse Kenyatta Dance Company is a pre-professional contemporary dance school located in Indianapolis, Indiana. It looks to educate, encourage, and exhibit the highest level of contemporary modern movement through expression, discipline and the creative artistry of dance. Read more

Kids Alive International

Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 in Private Voluntary

Kids Alive International works globally to meet the spiritual, physical, educational, and emotional needs of vulnerable children. In Africa, they are active in Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, and Zambia. Read more

Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, an extension of Notre Dame, seeks to educate its students on an array of subjects to better understand how to promote peace. The institute is a community supporter of the IU-Kenya partnership. Read more

Kuaba Humanitarian Foundation

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Private Voluntary

Jayne During leads this non-profit organization and works with a dynamic team that advocates a healthy, educational, and growing environment for children in sub-Saharan Africa. The foundation has helped protect, care and provide for the well-being of 3,200 HIV/AIDS orphans and vulnerable children in Zimbabwe. Read more

Lakeview Church

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Religious

Lakeview Church is a faith-based organization with a vision to impact its immediate environment as well as the rest of the world. It has focused its efforts in Africa on Kenya and the Democratic Republic of Congo, hoping to make an impact in areas such as medical supplies, school building, etc. Read more

Legal Aid Center of Eldoret- LACE

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Private Voluntary

LACE was founded September of 2008 to respond promptly to the legal needs of persons affected by HIV/AIDS in the western community of Eldoret, Kenya. It is comprised of attorneys and judges from both Kenya and Indiana, and the center works in conjunction with AMPATH, Moi University School of Law, and Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis. Read more

Lesea Global Feed the Hungry USA

Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 in Religious

Lesea Global supplies food to needy areas in Africa. They distribute the food via local churches. They also engage in natural disaster relief when necessary. Read more

Liberia Progress Foundation, Inc.

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Private Voluntary

The Liberia Progress Foundation, which advertises itself as "Collective Professionals for Development" is an organization committed to supporting Liberia through a wide variety of efforts. One of the foundation's projects is assisting students in Liberia through scholarships and school supplies. Read more

Liberian Humanitarian Foundation

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Private Voluntary

LHF serves the population of Liberia by providing educational opportunities, healthcare, and basic resources with the goal of establishing a self-sustaining community. Currently, the organization works closely with the JFK Memorial Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia supplying vital medical equipment for the Diabetes and Dialysis Center. Read more

LifeNets

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Private Voluntary

LifeNets is a non-profit organization that develops programs to offer practical assistance and to promote the well-being and self-sufficiency of disadvantaged people by creating a forum through which people can share their experience, as well as encourage and inspire others. They support programs in countries such as Malawi, Zambia, and other non-African nations. Read more