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
Education in Action: Effie’s Story December 3, 2013
In Kenya, going to school can be confusing and frustrating—or at least, paying for it can be. Students and their families often worry about finding money for school fees that can increase dramatically from one year to the next. Uncertain …
Stella Sigana understands how difficult it is to make it as an entrepreneur. After graduating from Egerton University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Clothing, Textiles and Interior Design, Stella tried to launch her design business, but quickly realized, “I knew …