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  • Staff Highlight

    Meet our Library Coordinator

    - by Media Team

    SHOFCO’s seven community centers and libraries provided library services to 27, 921 community members in 2018. We talked to David Ouma Otieno, the Library Coordinator, and he had this to say: “As a library coordinator at SHOFCO, I am passionate about everyone seeking knowledge. I am here to support. I am here to witness people from our community taking back…

  • News

    From homeless kid to hero of Africa’s biggest slum

    - by Media Team

    Kennedy Odede, SHOFCO’s Founder and CEO, was recently interviewed by the BBC World Service for the Outlook program, sharing his story and life in Kibera, Africa’s largest slum. Listen to the podcast!  

  • Impact Story

    Anti-SGBV Champion: “The positive impact of my work keeps me going.”

    - by Denis Koech

    It is 11:28am. Rukia Godana arrives at SHOFCO gender office in the slum of Mukuru Kwa Njenga in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, panting and sweating. She has walked, jumped over raw sewage and slipped in muddy paths from the nearby Mukuru Kwa Reuben slum, situated about three kilometers away. Rukia tells us: “I have been following up a defilement case at…