Monthly Archives: July 2011

Off To The United States For A Mission – part 2 July 26, 2011

-A continuation of Thomas Bwire’s experience with the One World, One Rope jump rope team from East Africa.  Read part one here. Last week I gave you a first look into the journey to the United States that started from …

Celebrating 10 Years With The Community July 25, 2011

From Thomas Bwire of Kibera World Wide: The day started with so much energy – everyone had on a smiling face that made me think of just how each person must have been feeling. Perhaps they were reflecting on the …

CFK vs. CDC thriller soccer match July 22, 2011

CFK Administrative Assistant Jeffrey Okoro writes about the infamous soccer match between CDC and CFK staff in June: “A good game” an utterance made at the end of a match, but was is to be?  2 Hours before the start …

Off To The United States For A Mission July 19, 2011

By Thomas Bwire of Kibera World Wide The cold June weather seemed to take a toll on Nairobi residents. As I waited at the Kobil petrol station along Haile Saielase Avenue at around 12.40pm, I could see most of the …

Social Insurance Done Kibera Style July 6, 2011

By Kevin Diao, CFK Intern When we think of social insurance, we think of government-sponsored benefits programs funded by taxpayers. In Kibera, however, the flavor is very different – much more personal and intimate. Besides that, its ramifications are more …