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The World Conspires to Help Those Who Give

Last week, I came across one of the most inspiring stories I have ever read: that of Mathew Githua, the proprietor of Valentine Cake House. If you live in Nairobi, you or someone you know has, most probably, bought a cake from this bakery. 666 more words



Last week was interesting for me. The weather was terrible and the biggest cake event in Kenya was going down. 383 more words



When Lydia first heard of FoC Mission, her first reaction had been, ‘what is mission?’ She had been perplexed by the intense pressure her two cousins continuously mounted upon her. 1,598 more words


Chewing Gum Manufactures to set up a Multi billion firm in Kenya

By Abel Muhatia @abelmuhatia

Giant manufacturer of chewing gum is setting up a Sh 5 billion ultra modern manufacturing factory set to create jobs for youth in Kenya’s’ Machakos county. 201 more words


At The River


On 11/3/15 we joined Fieke on a trip to Athi River to assess its water sanitation and waste management situation. We were accompanied by representatives from Umande trust, ENGO, women’s groups, youth groups and other social workers. 607 more words

Machakos - The Place to Be

We’re over a month in to our placement here in Machakos and I’m enjoying every sunny second. As a member of the media team I felt somewhat obligated to start up a blog, sharing stories and updating those who are interested in whats going on over here. 186 more words

Farm hands

After a 16 hour bus ride from Tanzania to Kenya, we finally arrived in nairobi! After the usual push through a crowd of waiting taxi drivers, we found our driver. 1,110 more words