with the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi
the Kiswahili word for Love. We are building a village of love and hope
for women and their children living with HIV/AIDS In Kenya.
Village, Founder's Profile
Florence Muia is a member of the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi, Kenya.
She was born and raised in a rural village in Machakos District, Kenya.
She holds a diploma in Social Work from Government Training Institute
Maseno, B.A. in Social Sciences (Sociology & Anthropology) from
the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA) and a Master's degree
in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University, Chicago.
Muia has served as an administrator in a special school for hearing
impaired children and also in a girls' elementary boarding school
for several years. Sister Muia was the first nun in Kenya to venture
into Probation work. She worked as a Probation Officer for more than
eight years before proceeding to the United States for further studies.
She is the founder of Upendo Village, a Counseling Center and Shelter
for women and their children living with HIV/AIDS in Naivasha, Kenya.
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