Posts By: Carolina For Kibera

Laurine’s First Semester February 26, 2013

By: Nick Johnson, CFK Communications Intern —  Several months—or for a student, an entire semester—have passed since we announced the first recipients of our new Alan Cross Memorial Scholarship.  Dedicated to our late friend and board member Dr. Alan Cross, …

With Gratitude, From Rebecca February 18, 2013

By: Nick Johnson, CFK Communications Intern — Everyone deserves an education.  While this statement seems simple enough, the reality of providing access to affordable education across the globe is significantly more complicated. In Kibera, an overcrowded community where extreme poverty …

Soccer Finals February 1, 2013

by Leah Berolzheimer I watched the documentary, “Without a Fight” this past year when it came out. Although I knew at the time that I would soon be in Kibera, I never imagined what it would be like to witness …

Supported Vision and Dream in Kibera January 17, 2013

by Erick Owenga Moses Ojwang’ and Erick Owuor were a part of a very colorful graduation ceremony held at Moi Kasarani International Sport Centre. The two are among the 307 students who were awarded scholarships by Carolina for Kibera. The Education …

Reactions of Kiberans toward CFK November 16, 2012

By Erick Owenga KiberaWorldwide Carolina for Kibera has touched the lives of many people staying in the Kibera slum. The locals are proud of CFK for its noble work with the community. A random survey carried out by Kibera World …

Talent exposure at Trade Show October 30, 2012

The Nairobi International Trade Show, Kenya’s largest exhibition that brings together entrepreneurs and innovation from across the globe, took place October 1st through October 7th, and some select groups from CFK’s Taka Ni Pato program were chosen by the Ministry …

Fueling Kibera August 17, 2012

Takachar: Partnership with MIT students holds promise for healthy, affordable, sustainable fuel in Kibera by Jeffrey Okoro, Administrative Assistant “Takachar” is combination of Swahili and English words. Taka is a Swahili word meaning waste and Char, a solid material that …

A new tool for fitness in Kibera July 31, 2012

by Molly Smith, 2012 CFK Fellow, Masters Student at UNC’s Department of Exercise and Sport Science This weekend marked a new level of new partnership between CFK and the Durham, NC based company Rubberbanditz. As an athletic trainer studying in …