Carolina for Kibera exists to develop local leaders,
catalyze positive change and alleviate poverty in the Kibera slum of Nairobi.
A Different Approach
Poverty can shape whole communities for generations. The best strategies for combating its effects and progressing into a better future must come from within the community itself.
Carolina For Kibera believes that the residents of Kibera are true development experts. Its ambitious young people have resounding hope and remarkable creativity. They have the talent and initiative to create real, sustainable change. Oftentimes all they need are the resources and some support network to help their ideas thrive.
Our sixty full and part-time Kenyan staff runs programs reaching more than 55,000 residents every year. CFK provides opportunities to make the community’s best hopes for its future a reality.
Recent Blog Entries
It Takes a Village March 6, 2014
By: Suzanne Thomson, CFK Organizational Consultant – One of the differences I’ve seen between Kenyans and Americans is how comfortable many Kenyans are around children, even newborns. Maybe it’s the communal upbringing culture or that people are just around more …
By: Suzanne Thomson, CFK Organizational Consultant – Another school year in Kenya has started, and students moving from elementary to high school just began the first term at their new schools. Going to a new school is always difficult—meeting new friends, …