Monthly Archives: February 2014

Shoes and Nutrition: The Invisible Link February 24, 2014

By: Elizabeth Masibo, CFK Health Intern, and Ben Haggai, Community Health Program Officer (currently on sabbatical) — The ancient Chinese philosopher, Lao Tzu, once stated, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”  On a sunny Monday …

Beyond the Loan: Marketing Workshops to Maximize Profits February 6, 2014

For just over a year and a half, CFK has been partnering with Kiva Zip, an initiative started by Kiva.org that provides direct, peer-to-peer microloans to people hoping to expand their business.  Rather than giving people loans directly, CFK serves …

Reaching Out Across Kibera: Community Forums for Daughters United 

There is an undeniable sense of community in Kibera.   The networks of family and friends to which people turn to for support are extensive.  And though this sense of community is pervasive, girls in Kibera often find themselves without a …