The proceeds from the sale of the art will go toward bringing clean water to the area.
Growing up in the slums of Kibera, my family couldn't afford to eat every day, let alone afford the $3 monthly tuition for
From remote resettlement to same-place resettlement, and from government-led upgrading to grassroots initiatives, it is clear that the debate on solutions for informal communities is a hotly contested one.
Gratitude despite any circumstances isn't easy. And so every time I look at the bracelet Peninnah gave me I think of what this gift revealed: gratitude that knows no bounds leads to openheartedness and openhandedness.
At GLAM4GOOD, we search for stylish brands that truly empower the human condition. It's now the trend for fashion companies to claim they're making a difference somehow, but when GLAM4GOOD takes a closer look, all we find is false marketing. With MADE, it's different.
Today is the International Day of the Girl. I want you to stand up at noon for every girl's right to tell her story. It sounds like a simple thing -- to stand up at noon. The action itself may be simple, but the statement and the intention behind the action is profound.
Together we will carry forward the stories of girls who could be and should be able to live out all of their dreams, for there are at least 523 million girls in the world who cannot read.
The growing urban slums are nowadays the invisible side of our global cities; movies can become an effective tool for changing this tendency by making these invisible stories visible to the public at large.
In the daily enterprise of living, the women of KCU have succeeded in etching out a near base-line existence in the slum
Reading aloud delivers a deep comfort for a child. In stories, they find a safe place to return to, and tools to navigate life. Books provide a risk-free environment to grapple with the world's big questions.