Tag : SRH

Panel Event – Empowering Africa: Women in Leadership March 26, 2018

Thursday, April 5th 6:00 – 7:00 pm Pleasants Family Room Wilson Library @ UNC Click here for event flyer. Across Africa, women and girls are more likely to face some of the world’s most urgent challenges which can often prevent them from fulfilling their potential. Within informal settlements like Kibera …

CFK’s Mercy Owuor speaks at UN Headquarters in New York March 13, 2018

Mercy Owuor, the Head of Research, Policy and Development at CFK, was invited to serve as a panelist and speaker at the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women event session at UN Headquarters in New York, NY. This was a …

It Takes a Village October 2, 2017

Mothers in Kibera face many obstacles in breastfeeding. Cultural stigmatization, a lack of information regarding health benefits, and the absence of equipment and facilities all impede this vital aspect of nutritional development, and by extension, family and community well-being. Our …

How Bernice Links Design & Social Change October 3, 2016

Bernice knows that to make change, you must approach a problem from all angles. The problem she has always been compelled to solve is how to advocate for the rights of adolescent girls. When we interviewed Bernice—Bancy for short—in our …

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 …

Edwin Orora: Security Guard. Community Leader. March 7, 2011

Edwin Orora is a security guard with KK Security assigned to CFK’s main office in Kibera. But as any of CFK’s staff will tell you, Edwin is much more than a guard –he has taken on the CFK mission as …

Soccer and Sexual Health July 7, 2010

From Cassie Ludwig, CFK 2010 Fellow: Today was the day of yet another soccer tournament, only this time it was the girls finals. Jess and I went early to help out and set up nets, sign in the teams, sort …