Monthly Archives: June 2013

John’s Admission to College June 27, 2013

Text by: Nick Johnson, CFK Staff Associate Photos by: Caitlin Kleiboer, CFK 2013 Peacock Fellow — It’s been almost a year since we first introduced the recipients of CFK’s new Alan Cross Memorial Scholarship.  Named in honor of our late …

First Week in Kibera June 13, 2013

[A bit of background: Every year, CFK selects undergraduate and/or graduate students for our Peacock Fellowship program.  Candidates work with CFK staff for a full year in order to develop projects that they will later implement in Kibera.  Upon their …

Paying It Forward: Creating Safe Spaces for Others June 10, 2013

By: Suzanne Thomson, Organizational Consultant, CFK Kenya; and Nick Johnson, CFK Staff Associate   Kibera can be a dangerous place for adolescent girls.  Routinely faced with gender-based threats and discrimination, it is incredibly important for young women to have a …

Thank You, RTI International! June 6, 2013

It’s always a good day when you open your email and find out that you are being awarded $5,000, especially when you and the donor share many things in common! CFK would like to extend special thanks to RTI International …