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Abha Light Foundation Homeopathy and Natural Medicine

Abha Light FoundationHomeopathy and Natural Medicine

Affordable Medicine

for the People

of Africa

Mostforeigners think of safaris

and wildlife

whenthey think of Africa

Yet 60% of Kenyans live below the poverty line

in rural areas

and city slums

barely surviving

on a $1.00 a day.

It’s no wonder

that disease is rampant

and conventional medicines too expensive for most people.

Abha Light startedinKenya in 1998

conducting mobile clinics

Kangemi slum, Nairobi, 1998

Akkik Patel of UK

in city slums and rural villages.

Uthiru slum, Nairobi, 2001

Ogembo village, 2001

Siaya village, 2003

Danny Hill of UK

Tala village, 2003

Kendu Bay, 2007

our clinics

are really

Siaya, 2003


Students Joachim and Oscar with helper

Kibwezi, 2003

Homeopathy & Alternative Medicine are ideal for developing countries

2007 grads celebrate with a cake!

Advantages of Alternative Medicinesfor Developing Countries

Here’s seven reasons why…

  • Even the poorest people in the world can afford homeopathy & alternative medicines.

  • Effective in acute, chronic, traumatic, epidemic, and endemic diseases.

  • Safe and free of side effects so can be used at all levels including self-help.

  • It can be implemented in situations with very little infrastructure.

Advantages of Alternative Medicines

for Developing Countries

Here’s seven reasons why…

  • Alternative medicine benefits from but does not rely upon expensive diagnostic equipment.

  • Once Alternative medicine is established it just grows and grows.

  • In places where a doctor is two days walk, a simple homeopathic self-help kit is a lifeline.

As ALF grewin activities,

Helen Morrell from Britain, 2001

Manyanga village, 2001

we realized a greaterneed than merely dispensing medicine for charity.

3 A’sALF aims to establish a complete infrastructure of Affordable, Accessible & Alternative Medicine

ALF identifies certain systems of medicine will be most effective because these systems

  • Can be readily taught to anyone

  • Don’t need expensive equipment

  • Don’t depend on imports of expensive foreign medicines


African Herbal Medicine




Body Work & Massage


These systems are

Our Story:In July 2000

Kariobangi, 2000

ALF opened itsfirst permanent clinic

Kariobangi, 2001

as a small oasis of healing in the centre of the slums

Kariobangi, 2003

in Kariobangi North, Nairobi

with the aim ofintroducing homeopathy

as an affordable alternative

to costly Western medicine

After students graduate,ALF assists in openingnew clinics

Juja Rd. clinic in Mathare slum opened July 2002

Tala village clinic openedJanuary 2003

Manyanga village clinic openedMarch 2003

Steve Smith, clinic managerwithRuth Nduku, assistant

Presently in 2008 ALF has11 affiliated clinics& about 25 mobile clinicsin Kenya

  • Kariobangi N Slum, Nairobi

  • Kibera Slum, Nairobi

  • Tala village

  • Makutanu village

  • Matuu village

  • Toru Health Centre, Kibwezi

  • Toru H. C., Kambi Mawi

  • Kendu Bay village

  • Mombasa town

  • Mtapa village

  • Nakuru town

Homeopathic Training Programme

Heather Webster from South Africa, 2003

started in 2000 at our iron-sheeted Kariobangi clinic

Bianca Sands from Australia, 2001

Volunteer instructors helpedteach students

fromslumsand villages

Kenyans learning anew profession

as ahomeopathic practitioner

In 2004we shifted from our slum clinic to our first Buruburu head office and squeezed in.

Gaori (volunteer) teaching freshmen

Didi teaching philosophy

Shem teaching pathology

By 2005, we grew from a training course into a college

And moved again to our presentspacious head office premisesin Westlands, Nairobi

We expanded our training

Herbal Medicine


Counselling & Life Skills



Massage & Body Work



Mud Pack Therapy


Bioxidative Therapy

Basic Acupuncture and Moxa

Our Grads





Our ALF Family

Treating HIV/AIDS

There is a need among People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs),

especially those living int the slums and villages,

Great Health, Naturally!

to learn how they canmanage themselves

effectively, affordably & naturally.

Great Health, Naturally!

are two effective books on HIV and Cancermanagement

Great Health, Naturally!

We train our practitioners in HIV counselling

PLWHA(people living with HIV/AIDS)Self-support Groups

Great Health, Naturally!Protocolpreparation & distribution

Prevention & Treatment of Malaria


2004 Street Childrens Free Clinic

Kariobangi Free HIV Clinic

Korogocho Free HIV Clinic

Kendu Bay Free HIV Clinic & Malaria Prevention Project

Kisumu Free HIV Clinic

2008 Post-Election Internally Displaced Persons Medical Camps

ALF Charity Projects

2004 Street Children’s Free Clinic

Free HIV Clinics

Kendu Bay Village MalariaX 3-Step Prevention Project

1000 patients treated for 1 year

’08 Post-Election Violence Internally Displaced RefugeesALF joins Relief Medical Camps

Abha Light Products

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Mini Kit: a Hospital in a Kit!


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Malaria Prevention & Treatment

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Homeopathic HIV medicines

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Great Health with

Great Health, Naturally!



Abha Light’sFounder & Director

Barbara LynneD.I. Hom. (London)

also known as Sister Didi Ananda Ruchira

is a yogic-nun of Ananda Marga Mission

Didi is active in promoting affordable, accessible alternative medicine everywhere she goes.

Her workincludes guidingstaff and trainees


presenting homeopathic books

to Kenyatta University

radio & TV

Public Education, Publicity& Public Relations

Abha Lightbringing new hope to the community

by providing affordable health care

to thepeople of Kenya

Your support is needed

You can help us in different ways. You can ...

  • • Tell your family, friends or patients about us

  • • Encourage others to help us

  • • Educate others about alternative treatment

  • • Advocate affordable & alternative medicine for all

  • • Donate in-kind or funds

  • • Create a fund-raising event

  • • Tell us about sources of funds

Sponsor a student or new clinic

Donate medical or homeopathic text books

Sponsor a mobile clinic

Host a clinic at yourproject in Kenya

Work as a volunteer in Kenyan projects

email info@abhalight.org

website www.abhalight.org

tel +254-20-4450181

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