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 »
Great Day! I met Kibera! The biggest slum in Africa. 1,5 million people living in this never ending village. I was very excited to feel this place, to interact with people, see how they live, what problems they face, the challenges they are fighting to overcome and their perspective towards life, the future. Still I have no words to describe my feelings as soon as I stepped in Kibera.... Read More About 18th April – Day 3 »
This was a Sunday, I met one of the KYF workers, Phanice Wairimu, she was in charge of taking me for a visit to Kenya Wildlife Service, a kind of a zoo to see the animals. It was very nice of them to promote this opportunity of knowing this place but moreover to meet some people (Phanice brothers and other friends) and get to know more about the life in Nairobi and feel the atmosphere... Read More About 17 th April - Day 2 »
I arrived at Jomo Kenyatta airport in Nairobi, Kenya, in the early morning of the 16 th April after 26 hours of traveling (Porto – Madrid – Cairo – Kartun – Nairobi). I was tired but so excited that I couldn´t sleep when I finally found my bed in the Youth Hostel Association of Nairobi that was my home during this week. I shared a very small room with a girl from Uganda with whom I... Read More About 16th April - Day 1 »
From the narrow corridors of Tarrytown, which hosted ‘the Safe Conflict Summit’ to the streets of New York, everyone holds the view that Peace building spaces should be expanded beyond the traditional peace builders. The argument is that we need more seats at the Peace Building Dinner Table and preferably more chefs too. From a practical point of view, we need new thoughts, new ideas,... Read More About EXPANDING THE FIELD OF PEACE BUILDING: The Role of Unlike Minds (Word on the Streets of New York) »
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