Category Archives: Kibera School for Girls

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An Extra Dose of Fitness Motivation from Kenya!

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We know you’ve been training hard to support She’s the First Run the World campaign, so we figured you could use some motivation from our star students at the Kibera School for Girls! Over the past few weeks, we’ve shared with you their favorite Continue reading

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What Inspires Girls at KSG to Exercise?

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Last week, we were delighted to share with you the Kibera School for Girls‘ favorite sports. Check them out here (sneak preview: basketball and netball were their favorites!). This week, we present their reasons for exercising! Without further ado, the responses Continue reading

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Sun Salutations to Soccer: Getting Fit at the Kibera School

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  Whether they’re practicing down dog at yoga class or are taking their new playground by storm, it’s no secret that the girls at the Kibera School for Girls know a thing or two about getting fit and having fun. When I Continue reading


Want to Spend the Summer in Kibera?

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Can you imagine a more rewarding summer than spending it with the wonderful young ladies at the Kibera School for Girls? Once again, our partner school in Kenya is inviting college students to apply for the opportunity to teach and Continue reading


Interview with Lilian, Prefect at Kibera

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  And now, for the third and final installment of our introduction to the student leaders (see the first two here and here) at the Kibera School for Girls. As a quick refresher, Kibera recently started a new leadership program Continue reading

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Interview with Christian, Deputy Head Girl at Kibera

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We’ve already written about the Kibera School for Girls’ new leadership program through the eyes of Natasha, a third grader who did a phenomenal job as head girl for the month. It was great to see all of the positive Continue reading


Interview with Natasha, Head Girl at Kibera

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As I think back to my elementary school days, I remember one of the highlights was getting to be a safety in sixth grade. Considered the highest of honors among my peers, serving as a safety meant getting out of Continue reading

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Kibera School Takes First Place in National Poetry Competition

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I’ve never been prouder of the young students at the Kibera School for Girls at Shining Hope for Communities in Kenya – and that’s quite a statement! Earlier this month, the pre-K class was honored with the first place title Continue reading


Kibera: Second Annual Summer Institute A Success!

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Summer always means fun in the sun for the girls at The Kibera School for Girls in Kenya! Last year, we wrote about their exciting times at summer camp, where they danced, played sports, put on plays and created works Continue reading

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A Celebration of Firsts from the Kibera School for Girls

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I feel like my fingers can hardly keep up with the exciting news I have to share with you, She’s the First readers!  Jessica Posner and Kennedy Odede, co-founders of our partner school, the Kibera School for Girls, and nonprofit Continue reading

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