Empowering Girls in Kibera

 
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 2 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Teaching Healthy Habits to Young Girls
    By - Suzanne Thomson - CFK Organizational Consultant
    They filed into the Tabitha Medical Clinic, seemingly identical in their school uniforms. Quiet and shy, they crammed close together on the benches of the reception area and spoke softly to one another. An elegant Kenyan woman appeared with a bright smile for all the girls. “Good morning,” she said, clapping her...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 1 donation
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 1 donation
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 3 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    In Celebration of Being Women
    By - Suzanne Thomson - CFK Organizational Consultant
    80 girls from the Binti Pamoja (Daughter’s United) program packed into the Binti Pamoja Centre to celebrate International Women’s Day (March 8). An event organized by CFK and Binti Pamoja participants every year, the staff explained the importance of the annual event saying, “Some may not care to celebrate...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 2 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 3 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 5 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Celebrating the International Day of the Girl Child
    By - Sara Waithera - Binti Pamoja Program Officer
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    • 7 months ago
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 7 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 5 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 4 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Community Forums for Adolescent Girls
    By - Suzanne Thomson - CFK Organizational Consultant
    One of the elements that makes CFK’s Daughters United program (Binti Pamoja) effective in reaching young girls is its cascading leadership style which nurtures the leadership qualities of adolescent girls. When girls join the program, not only are they taught about confidence, reproductive health, life skills,...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 4 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 5 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 54 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Girls Attend Writing Skills Workshops for Binti Pamoja Newsletter
    By - Sarah Ouma - Binti Pamoja Program Officer
    The Binti Pamoja program has identified a need where the girls want to be trained on writing skills.  This is because at Binti Pamoja, we have a newsletter which is used as a tool for the girls to express themselves on their different experiences in the community and area where they need to know how to overcome their...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    A Safe Spaces Mentor Reflects on Girls' Empowerment
    By - Siama Yusuf - Safe Spaces Field Officer/Mentor
    I believe that knowledge is power and if every girl is empowered, then they have the power to enforce great change in the community. The Binti Pamoja Center provides girls with information and opportunities that enable them to make a step in changing their lives. We also discuss possible solutions to problems that girls...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Speaking Through the Lens
    By - Hellen Onyango - Program Officer
    The voice of one girl has the ability to make a change but the unified voices of many girls can make a tremendous impact in the society. The girls in the Binti Pamoja program Kibera have used their voices to speak against the challenges that girls in Kibera face, they have used their voice to share their stories and to give...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    The Binti Pamoja Celebrate 10 Years!
    By - Norbert Aluku - Partnerships & Sustainability Manager
    It was all pomp and celebration as the Binti Pamoja girls celebrated their 10 year anniversary, thanks to your continued support. The Binti Pamoja Center is a reproductive health and women’s rights center for 11 to 18 year-old vulnerable girls in Kibera, that give them an opportunity to express themselves through...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 80 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Girls Just Want To Have Fun
    By - Sarah Waithera - Program Officer
    This month, the Binti Pamoja (Daughters United) fun day was celebrated by all the girls within the Binti Pamoja program which included Core group, Mapping safe spaces, alumni leaders and school program.  A total of 1,200 girls came for the event. The Day was done in collaboration with the savings group which enables...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    VULNERABLE GIRLS NOW ENGAGE IN PUBLIC SPEAKING
    By - Norbert Aluku - Partnerships Manager
    The ‘Binti Pamoja’ (Daughters united) in Kibera is a center for vulnerable 11 to 18 year-old girls. The ability of an individual being able to speak effectively, efficiently and with ease has been attributed to good public speaking skills and now the girl center gives the young girls and women a forum to express...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has made updates to their project page.
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    From 12 to 1,000 Binti's Expansion Over the Years
    By - Hellen Onyango - CFK Program Officer
    For nine years the Binti Pamoja Center has been providing safe spaces for adolescent girls and young women in Kibera, giving them an opportunity to receive quality comprehensive education on reproductive health and financial education. We begun with 12 girls and over the years and through the determination and hard work of...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Binti Partners with K-Rep on the Go-Girl Acount
    By - Hellen Onyango - Program Officer, Safe Spaces Program Component
    Starting June 2011, the Binti Pamoja Program has partnered with Krep Bank to strengthen the financial assets of adolescent girls in Kibera, by opening savings account for Binti Pamoja safe spaces girls, through the Go Girl Account initiative. The project aims at opening accounts for 600 girls in the safe spaces...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 124 donations
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Girl's Tennis Lessons
    By - Andrew Johnson - Commincations Fellow
    The Binti Pamoja program has partnered with the Zion Zone Tennis Foundation of Nairobi to teach tennis fundamentals to a group of girls from Kibera. The collaborative project seeks to address the plight of girls in Kibera slums, providing structured activities when the girls would otherwise be idle. Currently serving 15...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera posted a progress report
    Binti Pamoja program update
    By - Maggie McDowell - CFK Intern
    The Binti Pamoja Center was honored by the recent visit of Dr. Jill Biden, wife of U.S. vice president Joe Biden. On June 8th, 2010, Dr. Biden visited Kibera to learn more about the center and its programming. She spent time with the Binti Pamoja girls and took a tour of Kibera led by CFK staff. Originally scheduled for a...
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  • Empowering Girls in Kibera has received 71 donations
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    Unity Is Strength
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Davis KABALA 27yrs old who has been working with SELFHELP group [KIBERA YOUTH] as a chairman and a field officer. Thegroup has been doing very well and others out side communities havebeen moved so much by it. So decided to join a GLOBAL GIVING partner,which is CAROLINA FOR KIBERA. Which introduced to them that TAKA NIPATO... Read more »
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    Gender Falls For Equality
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Sport is for all and every is able to move their body parts and participating very in this action, men are usually professions in football but this is not a big deal since women are able to show some potential in this game. Many girls were only chance to participate in kitchen works and not even allowed to involve... Read more »
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    Health
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Judy Atieno is a student in primary school at class 8. She is also in a group of Binti-pamoja, under the Carolina for Kibera.She is a young girl who is very active in her group. Says that her group closes some activities like clean ups, cabbage collecting, taught how to keep our bodies clean and about our health. It is done... Read more »
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    Talent Is Like An Asset That Helps You In Life
    Mysa is talented steamulating centre in Mathare valley with counts of years in operation..Talents are gifts from God.In our ghetto[kibera slum] different talents are witnessed by Carolina for kibera project li.The projects help in boosting talents in the area in partner with others like Global giving.They hold soccer... Read more »
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    Garbage System
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Environments around have being affected by poor sanitations and drainage system.Valleys and river around kibera are full of polything bags.People and animal it hard to live near the area.Place is filthy and looked unpleasent.The youth of kibera came up with opinion of cleaning up the area.Carolina for kibera,an organisation... Read more »
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    Caroline For Kibera
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    This is an organiation satrted more than 10 year ago.It based in olympic kibera but difused to many areas.Many youths have never realised their talents.Talents are gifts from God.In ghetto different talents are witnessed by Carolina for kibera project.The project help in boosting talents in the area in partner with others... Read more »
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    Games In Lifeby Hotsun Foundation
    There are many games that people need in life. There are games such as football played in kibera organized by youth clubs. There are tournament organized by sadili oval and Carolina for kibera one day on 19th February 2009 there was a football match played at undugu football ground and the players were rewarded each 1,000/=... Read more »
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    Nurturing Talents And Abilities
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Its a pity that abilites go unexploited due to lack of proper support. Carolina for kibera addressses this upcoming issue in the slum and provides the required support to nature diffrent talents andabilities. it sponsers girsl who can play football well, provides them with boots and uniforms, and at times finances their... Read more »
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    Try To Win
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Any teenage child should be taught by their parents and teachers about the deadly diseases in life and forgetting not how to live in a good conducive environment.As the Carolina for Kibera has done to many teenage children like they have the Binti pamoja for girl child education, sports to boy child they are all taught... Read more »
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    Use Your Talents For Survival
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Many youths have never realised their talents.Talents are gifts from God.In ghetto different talents are witnessed by Carolina for kibera project.The project help in boosting talents in the area in partner with others like Global giving.They hold soccer
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    Footballers In Our Communty
    one of the major sporting activitiy tah bring youths together is football,this game is liked by many people,there are teams from all corners of the kibera slum and there is an annual league that also involves cleanup exercises by the teams participating .This clean ups are organised by Carolina for Kibera and it involves... Read more »
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    Child Agenda For The Community
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Started 10 yrs back mr cash to boost the talent of villager.Talents are gifts from God.Although mr cash pased later his dreams were fufilled by Carolina for kibera .In ghetto different talents are improved by Carolina for kibera project.The project help in boosting talents in the area in partner with others like Global... Read more »
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    Carolina For Kibera And The Community
    Carolina for Kibera is one of the organization that has helped the community members at large has been really beneficial to many people especially in kibera. Carolina started many years ago by a man known as Salim and Cantar these are the pioneers of the organization. Since from then it has also been teaching the youths of... Read more »
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    Training
    besides training and supporting women intrested in soccer ,Carolina For Kibera also has programs known as Binti Pamoja ,THIS PROGRAM BRINGS GIRLS TOGETHER and enable them share their problems and sccesses ,the program has been in action for five years ,girls in the program act more matually and responsibly as they have... Read more »
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    Something Out Of Nothing - Hotsun Foundation
    Ngeta was born and brought up in Kiebra, his family was in not in good status of finance.He managed to clear his education and decided to marry, hes start in life was in the last class people. He joined the Carolina for Kibera during their first time and he did very in the activities took place and moved up to second class... Read more »
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    Tree Planting - Hotsun Foundation
    We all know that without trees no rains, so tree are very important to our life. We should care for our environment, we should plant tree where they are cut, this is which all Kenyans must play a role.Pamoja youth group has gathered youths and educate them the important of tree planting. They have also travel to various... Read more »
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    Take It To The Next Level
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    . Football has been a good game especially in slums whose stars arise each and every gear but government havent been able to realise this and promote lot of youths. And you find others end up dropping their talents because they are not able to support themselves in football and also carter for their daily needs and many end... Read more »
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    Strength Of A Woman Hotsun Foundation
    The late Tabitha Atieno festo, a certified nurse and resident of Kibera, founded the community based clinic in 2000.In 2000, Rye Barcott, then a student from the university of North corilina at Chapel Hill, teamed up with the late Tabitha festa a nurse and a widow together they established corolina for Kibera, which uses... Read more »
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    ..... Is A Crime
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Flashing as commonly known by many, has been a common act in the slums. Many reasons are there for this action, but is it not a crime? Abortion, Abortion, Abortion has become the talk of the day in the street of Nairobi and a song of the slum.For this reason Binti pamoja an organization formed by Carolina for Kibera N.G.D... Read more »
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Organization

Carolina for Kibera, Inc.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
http://cfk.unc.edu

Project Leader

Leann Bankoski

Executive Director
Chapel Hill, NC United States

Where is this project located?

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