Category: Sports Association

A Look at CFK’s Annual Soccer Tournament September 4, 2013

By: Josh Gaskill and John Wirges, CFK Volunteers from Hampden-Sydney College — For the first Saturday of our internship this past summer with Carolina for Kibera, we were asked to go down to the Sports Association’s annual Girls’ Soccer Tournament …

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity August 5, 2013

By: Suzanne Thomson, CFK Organizational Consultant — It’s not every day that youth from Kibera get to travel to the U.S; in fact, the opportunity to do so is incredibly rare and usually comes at a cost.  Getting there is …

John’s Admission to College June 27, 2013

Text by: Nick Johnson, CFK Staff Associate Photos by: Caitlin Kleiboer, CFK 2013 Peacock Fellow — It’s been almost a year since we first introduced the recipients of CFK’s new Alan Cross Memorial Scholarship.  Named in honor of our late …

Soccer Finals February 1, 2013

by Leah Berolzheimer I watched the documentary, “Without a Fight” this past year when it came out. Although I knew at the time that I would soon be in Kibera, I never imagined what it would be like to witness …

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 …

A new tool for fitness in Kibera July 31, 2012

by Molly Smith, 2012 CFK Fellow, Masters Student at UNC’s Department of Exercise and Sport Science This weekend marked a new level of new partnership between CFK and the Durham, NC based company Rubberbanditz. As an athletic trainer studying in …

Jump Rope: Empowering Youth and Nurturing Talent March 26, 2012

By Norbert Aluku, Partnerships Manager Many youth living in the terrible conditions of Kibera slums, especially girls, say they never knew they had a talent until they were introduced to jump rope. This is a sport many youth cherish in …

Jump Rope in the BIG Stadium October 19, 2011

A recount of the jump rope team’s special day on October 2, 2011 performing for thousands in Kenya’s National Stadium for the Kenya Premier League game. Story by Florence and video by Arafat of Kibera Worldwide. Through the coordination Carolina …