Category: Reproductive Health

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 …

Education in Action: Effie’s Story December 3, 2013

In Kenya, going to school can be confusing and frustrating—or at least, paying for it can be.  Students and their families often worry about finding money for school fees that can increase dramatically from one year to the next.  Uncertain …

Scaling Up for Women’s Health, Standing Up for Women’s Rights April 9, 2013

By: Hillary Okhidi Omala, Executive Director; Nick Johnson, Communications Intern — Every woman deserves a healthy life, no matter where she lives or what she has.  This applies to all sorts of healthcare treatments: proper nutrition, sexual and reproductive health …

Reflection on my visit to the U.S. July 16, 2012

by CFK Staff Member, Ben Haggai Before I boarded a plane to take me from Nairobi to the U.S.A, the furthest I had ever travelled was 1600 km during a college trip from Eldoret to Tsavo National Park. The opportunity …

SRH Program – Developing Leaders, Improving Health June 22, 2012

By Molly Smith and Kathleen Ellison, CFK Summer Fellows CFK’s Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) program is more than an educational outreach project designed to promote positive behavior and increase knowledge of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health. It is also a chance …

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 …

Celebrating 10 Years With The Community July 25, 2011

From Thomas Bwire of Kibera World Wide: The day started with so much energy – everyone had on a smiling face that made me think of just how each person must have been feeling. Perhaps they were reflecting on the …

Cassanova With a Side Dish June 13, 2011

  From CFK Summer 2011 Fellow Chelsea Whittle: At most major events CFK sets up an outreach VCT center under the Sexual Reproductive Health Program. A VCT center (voluntary counseling and testing) is well-known in this part of the world …