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PROMOTING LITERACY IN HURUMA

To empower Kenyan youth and enhance a reading culture; a call to action best sends the message. Caroline Mutoko a renowned Media Professional with Radio Africa’s KISS100; an FM Station with huge following in Kenya through her Big Breakfast Show which is Authoritative and Precise on issues, couldn’t say it better, “I am big on education, I am big on reading. I love what Slumcode is doing.” Together with a fellow avid reader; Mr. John Ngumi CFC Stanbic Director Investment Banking Africa, joined efforts in the donation of over 100 Inspirational, best reader novels and poetry books by Kwani.

Arvn Emmanuel admires “The Facebook Effect”

The approval of a role model of such standing signifies authenticity of our initiative. African’s are not originally keen readers hence the adage, to hide anything from them, put it in a book. Not any more as we can boast some of the best Professors in Medicine, Research, Tech and Law fields.

Spending time with Emmanuel Karuku (11), Faith Atieno (14) and Dabraham Mbugua (10) (more…)

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KENYA’S ANNUAL GRAND SLUMFEST

Slumfest III Poster

An Idea

A neighborhood naturally shares in the habits of its dwellers. Societal conformities differ from one region to another, wealth distribution, social engagements and capacity to attract others towards its very interests. An opportunity presented itself through the formation and establishment of The Slumcode Group and a need to connect communities to possibilities identified. Corprate Social Responsibility – CSR had to take a new twist and we had the idea to do just that. Slumfest therefore was conceptualized in 2007 by Albert Nashon and The Slumcode Team as an annual thematic event. It is a day to display, a platform to inform and a place to showcase. Business meets people in a setting of arts and entertainment, feast and fun. (more…)