Category: Outreach

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.

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 …

Health Relief in Kibera March 22, 2012

Health Relief in Kibera by Kibera World Wide When you hear the word ‘health’, what comes to your mind? Mostly maybe, is the fact that everyone has a right to good, affordable health care privileges, right? In Kibera slums, a …

Help in a time of need October 20, 2011

By Kibera Worldwide member Erick Owenga: Olympic, where the CFK office is located, is buzzing with activities. It’s around 1:30pm and staff members have just finished attending their monthly meeting at the hall. Two brothers, after playing along the path …

Car Wash: A business fueled with girl power September 27, 2011

By Kibera World Wide member Florence Nthamba You have to agree with me that it is not every day that you can easily spot girls in your neighborhood with rolled up sleeves, washing a car!! Well it’s not usual business …

Graduation Day for Binti Pamoja Girls September 22, 2011

By Kibera World Wide member Florence Nthamba This year’s graduation of Binti Pamoja leaders was Saturday, September 3rd. Their laughter, teasing and excitement felt like a ray of sunshine on a rather mild Saturday. It was the first welcoming sound …

Smiles, Hard Work, and Hope May 20, 2011

Guest writer and recent visitor to CFK, Robert Gorman, reflects on his visit to Kibera with students from the College of Wooster:   Kibera left a lasting impression on our group as we travelled from the heartland of the United …