Education is a significant need in Africa. The United Nations Millennium Development Goals include education as a tool to help people lift themselves out of poverty. Leonida Kwamboka Oriki IBVM, Eastern Africa province, is the Director of Women for Women Foundation in Africa.


Leonida Kwamboka Oriki, IBVM

The Foundation exists to provide education, dignity and hope to the families living in Kibera a slum of 630 acres / over 1 million people, located on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya.

Watch this 8 minutes video that shows the difference these efforts are making in the lives of some children:

You can also visit their website:

Wanawake kwa Wanawake Community Centre

Wanawake kwa Wanawake Community Centre


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