Category: Daughters United

A Girl’s First Camera: A New Partnership with ARTKIDS Foundation October 13, 2015

By: Nick Johnson, Communications Coordinator — “What happens when you give children the opportunity to speak for themselves?” This question appears on the website for ARTKIDS Foundation, an organization that provides interested adolescents in Kibera with cameras and photography classes. …

Christine Akinyi, CFK-Nairobits Center Graduate, Speaks on Confidence July 27, 2015

Programs at the new CFK-Nairobits Girls’ Center have gotten off to a fantastic start: the first cohort of students graduated in June! Girls took advantage of the classes offered there to learn about computer basics, graphic design, and basic coding, …

We Rise or We Fall Together March 20, 2015

By: Leann Bankoski, CFK Executive Director — In late January, I landed in Nairobi for a three-month stay.  Typically, when I visit Kenya, it’s only for 1-2 weeks, so the idea of being here for a full 3 months is …

Meet Kathleen McGinn, New CFK Board Member September 15, 2014

By: Sophia Wilhelm, Communications Intern — Dr. Kathleen McGinn, a professor at Harvard University’s prestigious business school, first met Rye Barcott while he was a graduate student pursuing his MBA.  Their conversations led her to learn much more about Carolina …

Susan Mueni Is Going to Brazil for the World Cup! June 12, 2014

After weeks of filling out forms, scheduling appointments, and waiting, it’s official—Susan Mueni has her visa to travel to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the World Cup!  She will join hundreds of other young athletes from around the world to …

CFK Day on World AIDS Day: A Community Event Full of Reflection January 30, 2014

Scheduling Carolina for Kibera’s final community-wide celebration of the year on World AIDS Day may seem like an odd choice.  How could anyone feel celebratory on such a significant, serious day? Every year on multiple occasions, “CFK Day” brings together …

A New, Permanent Space for Daughters United October 3, 2013

“Will I become successful in the future? Will I finish my education?  Who will listen to me? Why do I feel shameful about my body? Will we have supper tonight? Who can give me the support that I need? If …

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 …