“I am Miranda and I work as a photographer. I visited Kibera for the first time in January 2020.”
“My first visit to Nairobi and the large slum area called Kibera was in 2004. Of course I was saddened by the poverty and overcrowding, but I was also filled with hope when meeting the children. They were curious, filled with energy and dreams about a better future. To support KCE centre has been a way to support some of these children, my husband and I have also sponsored a girl through both primary and secondary school and now she is studying Information Technology at the university! A small monthly contribution for us has probably been life changing for her and her family. I am so happy to be part of KCE.”
“My name is Kajsa, and I am a member of the board of KCE. I work as an archaeologist in the region of Gothenburg. I think it is important to support young people in their effort to study and improve their lives and the surrounding society.”
”Five years ago I visited the KCE-centre together with Karina, and I was so impressed by the activities there and the dedicated work of the staff. It made me immediately decide to support the center as a monthly sponsor!
This year, 2017, I had the opportunity to spend a couple of days at the centre again, and I got to know the staff and the children a little bit better. The centre has now grown bigger, more kids are coming every day and more teachers are working there.
After that I was asked to be a deputy member of the board, which I gladly accepted, and my wish is that the KCE- centre can remain and develop even more in the future! ”
“My name is Emma Marichu, accountant at KCE. I love working with children and their growth as well. KCE has provided this ground for me to work with and for the children. My work at KCE is to send reports, budgets and do major purchases for the centre that is inclusive of paying the sponsored children schools fees and payment of bills and utilities.”
“I’m a mentor at KCE. I work at the centre every day and I especially focus on the younger children. I help them with drawing, reading, writing, puzzles and spend time with them. I am also responsible for the laundry and cooking.”
“My name is Elizabeth and I am the mentor at KCE. I work at the educational center and support the children’s development in different ways. One of my main responsibilities is the Tumaini Watoto sponsorship.”
”My passion and mission is to make it possible for all children to have access to education and a meaningful pastime when they can play, learn and progress in different ways. I have a degree in global studies and economics. I lived in Nairobi for two time-periods, 2007 and 2007-2009”.
”I have a masters degree in global studies at the University of Gothenburg. For parts of my degree I spent time in Kibera, Nairobi”
”My name is Steve Carlsson and I work with logistics. If one at a young age has seen and experienced the injustices of the world, it feels natural to contribute to the education of particularly unprivileged children, in this case in the slums of Nairobi”.