Category: News

A Renewed Partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities January 27, 2015

For the past 2 years, Carolina for Kibera has partnered with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) on a large-scale project to bring clean water straight to Kiberan families. The campaign, conducted by Community Health Workers (CHWs), reached thousands of people …

Responding to the Community’s Needs, No Matter What November 10, 2014

Carolina for Kibera has always been an organization by Kiberans for Kiberans. When the community expresses a need, CFK responds to that need. When a community member seeks support, our staff connects them with resources. We have a wide range …

Welcome Back, Salim! September 15, 2014

We are tremendously thankful to Salim Mohamed, CFK co-founder, for agreeing to serve as CFK-Kenya’s Interim Executive Director! Salim co-founded and led CFK for 8 years during a period well known for the speed and intensity of the organization’s growth.  …

Meet Kathleen McGinn, New CFK Board Member 

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 …

Jump Rope Is Now an Official Sport in Kenya! April 28, 2014

After several months of work and waiting, the Jump Rope Association of Kenya has been registered with the Kenyan government!  This brings CFK’s Sports Association one step closer to achieving many of their long-term goals, including creating a national network …

Our Hearts and Thoughts Go Out to Nairobi September 23, 2013

We are deeply saddened by the events that have unfolded over the weekend in Nairobi.  On Saturday, 10-15 attackers stormed into the Westgate shopping centre (an upscale mall located in the Westlands area of Nairobi) with guns and grenades.  As …

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 …

Peace Message to Kenya February 26, 2013

Okello “Kennedy” Jumo, one of CFK’s Program Officers, has spent the past several weeks spreading peace messages throughout Kenya in advance of the March 4th presidential Elections. Here is a video message Kennedy recorded outside the CFK offices in Kibera.