A KEY TO THE FUTURE AT BABA NYUMBANI COMPUTER LITERACY The room is light blue, lined on all sides with wooden desks and dividers. Older children in the community come in, sit down at their desks and press the “on” button. An entire world opens up in front of them. Computer access in the 21st..Read more
LAMECK THE POET
FIELD NOTES STORIES OF INSPIRATION AND EMPOWERMENT LAMECK THE POET Technology and poetry aren’t usual overlapping interests. But Lameck Kibet is a man of diverse talent. Lameck, 20, grew up in the Baba Nyumbani community and is now in his second year at Moi University studying Technology Education and Computers: not the kind of degree to..Read more
BIRTHDAYS AT BABA NYUMBANI
FIELD NOTES STORIES OF INSPIRATION AND EMPOWERMENT BIRTHDAYS AT BABA NYUMBANI In a community of more than 100 children, birthday candles are never too far from arm’s reach. But outside of these individual celebrations, Baba Nyumbani parents and staff hold communal celebrations three times a year – to make sure no one has a shortage..Read more
STATISTICS INTO STORIES
Julie spent her youngest years singing and dancing, living with her sisters and mother.
ONWARD AND UPWARD
Eleven students started their University journeys in diverse studies: everything from business and engineering to information technology and design.
She’s a singer, dancer, learner and overcomer. Hear Julie’ story of resilience, perseverance and hope.
ENVISIONING A BRIGHT FUTURE
Orphaned at five, a boy fell into a life of neglect and abuse on the streets, where a gang of thieves used him to break into homes. But that didn’t break his spirit.
GROWING STRONG: IAN’S STORY
First, HIV claimed his mother. Then he lost his father and his home due to fear of the disease. But HIV couldn’t claim Ian’s future.