SHOFCO (@hope2shine )


Bio We link free schools for girls in Kenyan slums to essential services for the whole community, like clean water, free health care & more.
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Tweets 4,2K
Followers 5,3K
Following 1,0K
Account created 31-03-2010 18:14:05
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Twitter Web Client : Childhood dreams are a great deal and to have them realized now thats something! Valerie has a dream and with the help of SHOFCO she is on the way to it coming true. She is one of 5 girls who recently got a scholarship to go to the US for Secondary school.

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Twitter Web Client : As we celebrate #YouthDay, we'd like to thank MastercardFoundation for this insightful piece about how our joint program (STEPUP) has now provided young people with a safe space to create their own pathways to employment and other opportunities.…

Twitter Web Client : When they arrived, they met with the class 7 girls who are finishing up with their summer program today and will be heading back to Kenya after 2 months in the U.S. Five to six girls are selected every year to go study abroad.

Twitter Web Client : Our girls preparing to leave for the U.S. this past week. We selected 5 girls this year from the Kibera & Mathare schools for Girls to go study abroad. Selection is based on leadership skills, classwork and how they conduct themselves overall.

Twitter Web Client : Have sympathy for residents of #Kibera in #Nairobi 🇰🇪who resent what they call "poverty tourism" there & say they are photographed like wildlife. There's no dignity in that. Can the visits be managed 2 avoid that & provide for more to benefit from them?…

Twitter Web Client : Happiness does not result from what we get but what we give. We appreciate your continued support! 🙂

Learn more on how you can support our students this Match Day here:…

Donations made will be doubled!

Twitter Web Client : Thanks to your support, we are able to offer free education, school uniforms, school supplies, food, health care and much more! 🙂

Learn more on how you can continue supporting us by donating here:…

Twitter Web Client : It’s Match Day! - That time of the year when we get to raise funds to support our girls’ education. As in the past years, donations made to our students will be doubled.Learn more on how you can support us here:… …

Twitter Web Client : If you want dancers, please have SHOFCO Theater Group. I’m also learning to be a traditional dancer. #kibera#shofco SHOFCO

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Twitter Web Client : There is no place more resilient than my home, Kibera. Today we pick up the pieces. We mourn the senseless injustice, we support one another as a community. Tomorrow, we organize. #SUN #power

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Twitter Web Client : As SHOFCO we are saddened by the inhumane and undignified evictions of Kibera residents. SHOFCO will provide support and offer our centers as shelters while we pursue a long-term solution. AmnestyKenya SHOFCO Irũngũ Houghton

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Twitter Web Client : We are proud to note that Manu Chandaria is a big supporter of SHOFCO. He contributed to the building of a SHOFCO satellite clinic in Kibera that was named after him. His daughter Priti Chandaria is also on the board of directors at SHOFCO.