Posts By: Krista Park Berry

Welcome Mercy Owuor: Head of Research, Development & Policy November 16, 2017

We are excited to welcome Mercy Owuor as the new Head of Research, Development and Policy for CFK. Mercy joined our Kenya team in early November 2017. “Mercy brings a wealth of programmatic and community health research experience to CFK. …

Look Who’s On the Move 

We are pleased to welcome our colleagues into new positions at CFK in Kenya. Congratulations and much success to Mark Muasa, Doreen Nkatha, and Valentine Cheche! Mark Muasa – Head of Programs As head of programs, Mark Muasa will manage …

Celebrating Tolerance: Investing in Peace and Wellness 

Countries around the world join hands to celebrate the International Day of Tolerance on November 16, first recognized 21 years ago.  Created to capitalize on the progress made during the United Nations Year for Tolerance in 1995, the UN annually …

7 Reasons to Volunteer with CFK in Kibera November 6, 2017

Our James and Florence Peacock Fellowship is now accepting applications for Summer 2018. Click here to learn more. You will gain new skills and knowledge. At CFK, we collaborate with community leaders to create ambitious and wide-reaching programs that reach …

Congratulations Dr. Stellah Bosire-Otieno! October 19, 2017

Kenya Board of Trustee Dr. Stellah Bosire-Otieno Named #Top40Under40KE  Business Africa Daily named Dr. Stellah Bosire-Otieno one of Africa’s “Top 40 Under 40 in 2017” for her service as a human rights advocate and medical doctor in the health field. …

Because Strong Girls Make Strong Communities October 11, 2017

Today, October 11, is recognized by the UN as International Day of the Girl Child in honor of women who are affected daily by inequalities. On this day, we are called to not only draw attention to the issues that …

New Binti Pamoja Center triples space for Girls October 4, 2017

Across the world, and especially in Kibera, adolescent girls are marginalized and more vulnerable than boys. In addition to struggling with extreme poverty on a daily basis, girls often face hardships like early marriage, sexual violence, and female genital mutilation …

Lessons Learned: Digital Skills Improve Confidence for Girls October 3, 2017

By Carolyn Lamere In my first couple of weeks as the summer 2017 Peacock Fellow, I spent some time getting to know some of Carolina for Kibera’s existing programs, before beginning to strengthen ties and reinvigorate partnerships with other organizations …