“Petter, the keys..!? Thanks, see you in a bit.” The people on cleaning duty for the day pick up the keys and open the center around 08:30 in the morning and mop the floors before the rest arrive at 09:00. Every morning starts with a short meeting, where everyone describes their plans for the day, [...]
This Saturday, Wale Wale Kenya kicked off yet another project within Wale Wale Youth Center. This time its Jacob Kokoyo, Wale Wales great artist, who have started art classes for our younger members as well as other children around Kibera with the hope that the y will become new members. The will be ongoing starting off [...]
For a long time it has been our dream to enhance the educational side of Wale Wale Kenya. Last week that became a reality with our members in primary schools as the main beneficiaries. The new academic follow-up program is aimed to help our youngest members to excel in their studies in primary school. To [...]
This Saturday the dance group had a big performance at the Ushirika Day Celebration. Early in the morning everyone went by bus to Uhuru Park, and soon after we arrived the show began. Of the 15 groups auditioning the weekend before only five performed at the celebrations and Wale Wale was honored to have been [...]
Saturday started early for the Wale Wale dance group. They had an audition in town for an upcoming celebration called Ushirika. We all went by bus, and Jacob the oldest member of the group was in charge of the big group of eager dancers. After registration everyone sat in the shadow and looked at the [...]
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
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 [...]