Not much is known about living kidney donation in the black community, and organ donation is rarely discussed because of the myths and taboos.

As a patient with end-stage kidney disease who is suitable for a transplant, you may find it difficult to start the conversation about living kidney donation with your family and friends because of these reasons.


Changing Perceptions is a booklet that can help patients start the sometimes difficult conversation of living kidney donation with family and friends. The booklet chronicles the personal and heartwarming stories of people from African – Caribbean backgrounds who have donated a kidney to a loved one. It is informative and inspirational and offers patients, family and friends a unique insight into the living kidney donation process and what life is like living with one kidney. Click for book.