Briefing the team Leaders after the sessions at The Slumcode Centre, after Day II of the Pre-fest Season II 8 Week Experience which is totally changing the way young people operate in Huruma and beyond.
One would be shocked that when I asked a group of over 50 kids from ages 4 – 16 what the word “Nation” meant; it was easier to connect my answer to a local Kenyan newspaper in circulation and a secular music group called, The Swahili Nation than to some sovereign state. My effort to explain the word “International” almost hit a dead end as none could relate (nation) to (country). My deduction – enhancing a reading culture must be at the core of developing this community. (more…)
Sex has a gratifying power and can be greatly abused.
…a while back so am told our parents wore the shortest dresses around and even took photos with a great deal of their upper legs above the knees pretty exposed – that was in the 60s or maybe 50s and life went on with great respect and morality, and so Dolly Parton found words for her classic Harper ValleyPTA where Ms. Jackson wore her dress way too high. (more…)