Welcome! The Dunga Orphanage Project (DOP) [currently registered dba Community Care Initiative (CCI), a Community Based Organization in Kisumu, Kenya] is a 501c3 charitable non-profit dedicated to providing for the basic needs, medical care and education to over 30 orphan children within a small AIDS ravaged village in Kenya.

Most of these children have lost both of their parents and other family members due to complications from this indiscriminate virus.

These children have come to the orphanage by extended family too poor to care for them, some found abandoned on the street, while a few managed to find a way to our doors on their own.

Originally founded in 2003 by a resourceful and determined young woman, Sarah O’Brien from Anacortes, Washington, the Dunga Orphanage Project has since grown from a small, family based operation serving a few orphan children to a bon-a-fide Community Based Organization having provided


assistance to over 40 children, young adults and their guardians.

Fourteen of our students have graduated from vocational school or university. All are employed, supporting one or more family members in their education. Six others have completed high school, all have completed primary school and are working in various capacities.

Currently, the organization supports 18 children/youth with food, shelter, medical care and education as a result of the support of United States sponsors and contributors. At this date, we have lost two youth due to serious medical complications and three of our board members to cancer.

All would be proud of what these students have achieved. During the recent pandemic, staff has worked hard to provide home based care and additional tutoring to those most vulnerable students. Meanwhile, the US Board routinely meets with staff and advisors virtually and over the phone to provide assistance and direction.

Slide show of a recent project for the home of a very poor guardian.
The house repair incorporated flood prevention for just $650.