Here at Wale Wale we have a very active dance group. The group has several weekly practices where all the dancer – from the youngest to the oldest – gather and dance together. They dance for fun, but also as practice for upcoming performances, auditions and outreaches. This week the focus is on dancing every [...]
This Sunday we went to Arboretum Park. It was a day for teambuilding and fun!
For the last couple of weeks we have been working on a longer and more comprehensive video where we want to tell the our story. This video is longer and goes more into detail in Kibera as an area and Wale Wale Kenya as an organisation. Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FCQtBNG2o_o
Jeanette, a volunteer at Wale Wale Kenya had Kizomba workshops this weekend at the center. She is an experienced Kizomba teacher from Sweden and has been dancing all her life. Kizomba is a couple dance originally from Angola. The workshops were highly appreciated by the youths and everybody had a good time.
This weekend our dancers did their first outreach performance since we became Wale Wale Kenya. An outreach is a performance where we try to educate the community through music and dance on issues that affect our society here in Kibera. It was done under the new name but with the same youth and the same [...]
Wale Wale FC is our newly started football team. They practice and/or play matches every Saturday and Sunday The team focuses upon youths under the age of 14 but everybody is welcome to join the practices. For more information visit: https://walewalekenya.com/wale-wale-fc/
This last Saturday we had a kick-off barbeque at the center to celebrate the start of Wale Wale Kenya. We played games, we ate Nyama Choma (Grillen meet) and we danced. It was a great day.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cx5h89M4LT0 Zlatan Ibrahimovic - This is a respons video to the World Food Programme Campaign - 805 Million Names. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, We know of what you speak. We are the names the names on your body. #wearethenamesonyourbody#805millionnames #WFP #Zlatan #zlatanibrahimovic#WorldFoodProgramme
In December 2014 the youths of Wale Wale Kenya recorded a music video with the British artist Petite Meller. The name of the video is Baby Love and it is the Wale Wale youths who are dancing in the video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDBJVgIVPcs
Stephen Omondi, Jacob Kokoyo and Stephen Omondi are three of the youths of Wale Wale Kenya. They have a shop at Kibera Drive close to Olympic where they sell womens clothes. They opened the shop in November 2014 after recieving a micro loan from the organisation.
At Wale Wale Kenya our days are always busy and often a little crazy. It is rare that we take the time to reflect on what we do on a deeper level. So to revive texts like the ones below is a nice reminder that our work is appreciated and not only by our kids but [...]
We are a youth based organisation in Kibera, one of the largest slum areas in Africa, located in Nairobi, Kenya. The organisation was found in January in 2015 but has a much longer history; read more about this at The History. We give young people in Kibera a chance to develop and explore their interests [...]