Kibera Town Centre Celebrates Women, Water

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To celebrate International Women's Day on March 8, the Kibera Town Centre offered Zumba classes; free showers, water, and cyber cafe time; and free tours of the centre complete with raffles of 50+ prizes. It was a great opportunity to celebrate the women of Kibera.

Yoga Stretches Women at the Town Center!

More than 35 women and girls enjoyed a yoga class at the Town Centre today. Most of the women had never done yoga before, and it took them outside of their comfort zone. They get a lot of daily exercise walking and carrying jerry cans of water and other goods, but the yoga poses helped them stretch and discover new muscles.  They found it challenging yet relaxing.  

HNP’s Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization Members Boost Their Skills

On September 26th, HNP partnered with the local Procter and Gamble (P&G) Finance Department to put on a business planning seminar for its Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) members.

Somo Project Starts Its Entrepreneurial Accelerator at HNP

HNP’s training rooms have been busy this fall.  Another HNP collaborator, the Somo Project, is also offering entrepreneurial training to Kiberans at the Town Centre, but this training is very intense and targeted. First Somo identified community members with the vision, skills, self-belief, and focus to build meaningful social enterprise in important focus areas: health, education and the environment.