Monthly Archives: March 2011

2 Forms of Service. 1 Inspiring Book. March 29, 2011

Today is a special day.  Today CFK co-founder Rye Barcott’s memoir launches.   It Happened on the Way to War: A Marine’s Path to Peace (Bloomsbury) by Rye Barcott  is about the melding of social entrepreneurship and military service, and …

Kibera Soccer Balls: A How-To March 27, 2011

Sports Association Program Officer Abdul “Cantar” Hussein narrates a video about how Kiberan youth make their own soccer balls of plastic bags and twine.

The Soccer Connection March 18, 2011

Each year, the UNC Women’s Soccer team holds a soccer clinic to benefit Carolina for Kibera’s Sports Association.  What’s more extraordinary than the fact that a top-ranked team takes time to give back to the Triangle community is that the …

Inside Richard’s 10×10 March 17, 2011

From CFK Communications Fellow, Andrew Johnson: Richard Onyango Ouloch, a carpenter from Soweto West in Kibera was the man who was kind enough to let me into his home for an afternoon of capturing his life.  We walked down the …

The view from above March 14, 2011

From CFK Communications Fellow, Andrew Johnson: I took this image a couple of weekends ago while I was photographing someone in a second story office in Silanga village, Kibera. Building with two stories are rare in Kibera. Most everywhere you …

Edwin Orora: Security Guard. Community Leader. March 7, 2011

Edwin Orora is a security guard with KK Security assigned to CFK’s main office in Kibera. But as any of CFK’s staff will tell you, Edwin is much more than a guard –he has taken on the CFK mission as …