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Thinking Big: Richard’s Story March 31, 2014

It’s hard to believe that Richard, a CFK alumnus, could be any busier.  In addition to holding a job as a consultant and event planner, Richard is in his last year as a full-time university student studying economics and development, …

Teaching Healthy Habits to Young Girls March 24, 2014

By: Suzanne Thomson, CFK Organizational Consultant – They filed into the Tabitha Medical Clinic, one by one.  Quiet and shy, they crammed close to one another on the benches of the reception area and spoke softly to one another.  An …

It Takes a Village March 6, 2014

By: Suzanne Thomson, CFK Organizational Consultant – One of the differences I’ve seen between Kenyans and Americans is how comfortable many Kenyans are around children, even newborns.  Maybe it’s the communal upbringing culture or that people are just around more …

Sarah’s Journey to Affordable Education 

By: Suzanne Thomson, CFK Organizational Consultant – Another school year in Kenya has started, and students moving from elementary to high school just began the first term at their new schools. Going to a new school is always difficult—meeting new friends, …

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 …

Congratulations to the CFK Sprinters! January 30, 2014

This past December, Carolina for Kibera served proudly as the co-host of partner organization One World One Rope’s 4th Annual East Africa Jump Rope Competition & Camp.  (You may remember in July of last year that some of the members of …