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Heavy Rains in Kibera

Over the last several few months, Kenya has been receiving unusually heavy rainfall. Kibera's proximity to the Ngong River and poor drainage systems make the community especially susceptible to flooding. Residents that live in homes that are built along the river are the most affected. Uweza photography class graduate and…
Uweza
December 24, 2019
Bright Futures

52 Week Savings Challenge

Last weekend, the members of our Bright Futures program for young mothers met for their last meeting of the year. They reflected on the year and distributed their savings accumulated over the year through their 52-week savings challenge. Collectively, 27 members were able to save a total of 124,790 ($1,250…
Uweza
December 16, 2019
Kibera NewsPartnershipsThank you

#GivingTuesdayKibra

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. For the second year in a row, we collaborated with Kibera-based organizations to hold #GivingTuesdayKibra and dedicated the day toward sharing and collecting stories of the way that Kibera…
Uweza
December 3, 2019
Thank youUweza Soccer Academy

Thankful Tuesday: Uweza Soccer Academy

#GivingTuesday is just ONE week from today on December 3rd! We have a lot planned and have been spending every Tuesday leading up to the big day celebrating #ThankfulTuesday and hearing from program participants about why they appreciate everyone who supports Uweza. Genti has been a player for our women's soccer…
Uweza
November 26, 2019
Art ProgramUweza Art Gallery

Painting Birds

We usually update our website and post paintings for sale every few weeks. This involves taking photos of all of the paintings at the gallery and taking their measurements and multiple people at the gallery get involved. Last week, when we took photos, we decided to include a new painting…
Uweza
November 26, 2019
Girls ClubThank you

#Thankful Tuesday: Girls’ Empowerment Program

#GivingTuesday is just two weeks from today! We will be spending every Tuesday leading up to the big day celebrating #ThankfulTuesday and dedicating our posts to appreciating groups and individuals who make our work possible. Winny has been a member of our Girls' Empowerment Program for several years. She is also…
Uweza
November 19, 2019