Posts By: jamiep

Soccer: Connecting Global with Local May 6, 2013

By: Nick Johnson, CFK Communications Intern — It’s that time of year again—Carolina for Kibera’s soccer leagues are getting started, and it is obvious that players are excited!  For the last few weeks, Kiberan youth have been preparing on and …

Sophia’s Extraordinary Jump Rope Skills May 2, 2013

By: Nick Johnson, CFK Communications Intern — “Talent is universal, but opportunity is not.”  In Kibera, entrepreneurs have great ideas, but do not have the funds to explore them.  Potential students often lack access to affordable education that could foster …

Scaling Up for Women’s Health, Standing Up for Women’s Rights April 9, 2013

By: Hillary Okhidi Omala, Executive Director; Nick Johnson, Communications Intern — Every woman deserves a healthy life, no matter where she lives or what she has.  This applies to all sorts of healthcare treatments: proper nutrition, sexual and reproductive health …

Hillary and Ben Travel to Malawi! April 2, 2013

Being rewarded for good work in the community always brings feelings of both personal and communal contentment—and the perks are nice too!  Recently, one of our partners, the Segal Family Foundation (SFF), held a photo contest called, “Together We Can: …

Lishe Bora Mtaani: Nourishing the Community March 27, 2013

By: Erick Owenga, Kibera World Wide; Suzanne Thomson, Organizational Consultant, CFK Kenya; and Nick Johnson, CFK Communications Intern —                         Sometimes we may take some of life’s simplest pleasures …

Promoting Peace during Kenya’s Elections February 27, 2013

  By: Suzanne Thomson, Organizational Consultant, CFK Kenya On March 4th, Kenya will have its general elections.  This is the first general election since the now infamous 2007 election that erupted into violence.  It’s also the first one under the new …