Are you aware of successful social cohesion models that have been sustainable w/ clear develoment outcomes? If so, I'd like to hear from you. My website at www.modelsofunity.net features case studies of where people have come together across racial, ethnic, and religious divides to advance the spiritual, social, and/or economic life of their communities. But, I'm looking for... Read More About Models of Unity Website »
Like in many aspects of today’s world, globalization has not held back on security. Threats of violence or instability have become increasingly interconnected. Ranging from trafficking of arms, the drugs trade, the global war of terror or refugee flows after natural disasters, challenges to security do not abide by the regulations of borders. The interconnectedness of these different... Read More About When one’s security becomes the other’s insecurity »
This was officially my last day in Kibera. During the morning I was visiting other areas of the slum and speaking with local people, especially with many young people that were just sitting in the streets. They were almost all unemployed and most of them told me that it is very hard to find a job and they were not motivated to study. Unemployment is one of the biggest problems pointed... Read More About 21st April – Day 6 »
This Wednesday I went with a member of KYF to a meeting in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to have a 20 minutes conversation with an officer that introduced herself as Mrs. Chrystabel. After the meeting the day before about the National Youth Council I was very interested to have the view of the government about it and I was also interested to understand how the government... Read More About 20th April – Day 5 »
This was my second day in Kibera and I wanted to get more inside the village, to see the areas with narrow paths, with no shops, restaurants, sellers.. this places were more dangerous and that is why I couldn´t take many photos or use my video camera to report. My guides were two of the KYF staff members that were born and lived in Kibera, they advised me to be very careful because... Read More About 19th April – Day 4 »
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