Preparations for dance show

As mentioned in the Wednesday post this week the dance team here at Wale Eale has several big outreach performances coming up; the first ones are tomorrow. The preparations for this type of performance are many and demanding. For the past weeks the team has rehearsed the dances and plays for between one and three [...]

Holiday outreach show

The Wale Wale dance program main purpose is to let young people from Kibera ages between 7-25 years explore and develop their talents in dance. Also use dance as a way to highlight, bring awareness about and discuss different social questions and issues in Kibera as well as in other places in Nairobi and Kenya. [...]

Out Talk Nation

A new project has started at Wale Wale Kenya: Out talk Nation. The aim of this project is to give voice to the many different existences, that live together in the slums. Two of our own youths, Don and Steven, from Wale Wale go out into the slum, where they themselves live their daily lives, [...]

Meet the youth – Omentality

My names are GEOFREY OMENTA also known as OMENTALITY. I am a rapper a dancer and also a music producer at Wale Wale Kenya which is a youth centre based in Ayany, Kibera. I myself joined the centre in 2013 and since then I have been part of the family, and I would love to [...]

A normal day at Wale Wale

“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, [...]

Wale Wale Art Program

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 [...]