Monthly Archives: July 2014

Entrepreneurship Day July 30, 2014

By: Brandon Wong, 2014 Peacock Fellow — Everywhere you go in Kibera, there are businesses and their owners clamoring for customers’ attention.  They include everything from roadside shops that sell charcoal, shoes, or mandazi (Kenyan doughnuts), to barbershops, video game …

Wycliffe Takes Bronze in the 2014 World Jump Rope Competition! July 25, 2014

When Wycliffe performed the above routine at the 2014 World Championship Tournament & Camp, everyone was impressed — including the judges.  Out of a large pool of contestants, Wycliffe earned a 3rd-place medal! The four members of CFK’s jump rope …

A Day in the Life of a CFK Student Volunteer July 24, 2014

By: Brandon Wong, CFK 2014 Peacock Fellow — Every year, Carolina for Kibera sends students to Kibera to design and implement short-term projects alongside staff members.  Prospective volunteers go through a rigorous application process for the James and Florence Peacock …

Meet Francis Kibet, New CFK Board Member July 7, 2014

It probably comes as no surprise that Carolina for Kibera has lots of plans from now through the rest of 2014.  To help guide us through, we welcomed two new members to CFK’s Board of Directors earlier this year for …