Kidogo, a social enterprise co-founded by Afzal Habib (Young Fund Loran Scholar ’06), was featured in Vanity Fair magazine.
Down in the charcoal smoke and congestion of Africa’s largest slum, there is a place where all you can hear is children laughing and singing, where the walls are brightly colored paintings of animals and alphabet lessons, where mealtimes smell of warm stews and fresh fruit, and where little smiles light up the room. This place is called Kidogo, a childcare and education center in the heart of Kibera, just southwest of downtown Nairobi, Kenya. It is both a vast improvement over the dire facilities it was built to replace and a hopeful glimpse into the future of development work in Africa—where handouts have a deep past and little progress to show for it.
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