archive-org.com » ORG » S » SHOFCO.ORG

Total: 128

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Peter Okoth | Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO)
    Join the Movement Donate Fundraise Get Involved Sponsorships Summer Institute School 2 School Partners SHOFCO College Chapters SHOFCO Leadership Council Contact Find Me Unafraid Blog Videos Press Shop Donate View Site Navigation The SHOFCO Story People Our Team Board of Directors Kenya Advisory Board Join the Team Awards Partners Reports Peter Okoth Operations Manager Peter is SHOFCO s Operations Manager in Kibera Peter has a serious love for computers and technology and takes it upon himself to be SHOFCO s resident IT guru Peter began working at SHOFCO as a youth coordinator and served as the link between the Kibera youth and SHOFCO management Peter excelled in this leadership position and proved what an asset he is to the organization While Peter loves the IT aspect of his job he most enjoys working with the Kibera community He is thrilled to have witnessed SHOFCO become the largest grassroots organization in Kibera providing quality education and healthcare to the community at large Contact Us New York 175 Varick St 5th Floor New York NY 10014 860 218 9854 info shofco org Nairobi Headquarters in Gatwakera Kibera P O Box 8303 00200 254 732058126 The Fight Against Urban Poverty Begins With a

    Original URL path: http://www.shofco.org/person/peter-okoth (2016-04-28)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Eva Ndirangu | Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO)
    Board Join the Team Awards Partners Reports Eva Ndirangu Headmistress Eva was trained as a teacher at Shilida Teacher s College and received a diploma in Early Childhood Development She hopes to soon pursue a further degree in ECD Eva has worked as a pre kindergarden teacher with SHOFCO since 2011 but transferred to Mathare in 2014 She loves working with kids because she learns as much from them as

    Original URL path: http://www.shofco.org/person/eva-ndirangu (2016-04-28)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Traci Yoshiyama | Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO)
    College Chapters SHOFCO Leadership Council Contact Find Me Unafraid Blog Videos Press Shop Donate View Site Navigation The SHOFCO Story People Our Team Board of Directors Kenya Advisory Board Join the Team Awards Partners Reports Traci Yoshiyama Education and Partnerships Program Manager Traci is the Education and Partnerships Program Manager at SHOFCO s headquarters in New York City Traci made her first trip to Kenya in 2010 where she created and managed a community based preschool at an internally displaced persons camp From there her love for Kenya and passion for international development blossomed Traci has since dedicated her time to economic development in Kenya working with microfinance organizations Kiva and Zidisha These invaluable experiences further solidified her belief in the power of grassroots initiatives and she is overjoyed to continue supporting community based efforts in Kenya Traci grew up on the Big Island of Hawaii She is holds an MPA with a focus in international development and nonprofit management at the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she also received her Bachelors in Education Contact Us New York 175 Varick St 5th Floor New York NY 10014 860 218 9854 info shofco org Nairobi Headquarters in Gatwakera Kibera P

    Original URL path: http://www.shofco.org/person/traci-yoshiyama (2016-04-28)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Virginia Mutheu | Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO)
    human resource management She had been doing community development work for several years in Kibera before joining SHOFCO in 2012 She has worked in Group Savings Loans for two years and is a member of the Association of Business Executives She loves working with the community particularly training adults Her satisfaction comes from seeing changes in the community which eradicate poverty and empower the people She believes the best way

    Original URL path: http://www.shofco.org/person/virginia-mutheu (2016-04-28)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Abigail E. Disney | Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO)
    Disney President Fork Films Abigail E Disney is a filmmaker and philanthropist Her longtime passion for women s issues and peacebuilding culminated in her first film the acclaimed Pray the Devil Back to Hell about the Liberian women who peacefully ended their country s fourteen year civil war The film premiered in 2008 at the Tribeca Film Festival where it won the honor of Best Documentary Abigail is currently executive producer of the groundbreaking PBS mini series Women War Peace the most comprehensive global media initiative ever mounted on the role of women in peace and conflict The series has received a number of awards including a Television Academy Honor two Overseas Press Club Awards two Gracie Awards and a Silver Gavel Award from the American Bar Association Abigail co founded the Daphne Foundation which works with low income communities in the five boroughs of New York City She also founded Peace is Loud which amplifies women s voices for peacebuilding using the power of media Abigail serves as a board member for a number of organizations including the Global Fund for Women and the Peace Research Endowment Her work has been recognized through numerous awards including the prestigious International Advocate for Peace IAP Award from the Cardozo Law School s Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution In addition Abigail holds degrees from Yale Stanford and Columbia She has been a judge at the Tribeca Film Festival sits on the advisory board of ITVS s groundbreaking initiative Women and Girls Lead and is a sought after public speaker She frequently travels around the country and across the globe to deliver keynote addresses commencement speeches and lectures and has participated in panels in diverse locations such as The Hague Davos the United States Institute of Peace USIP and at dozens of universities

    Original URL path: http://www.shofco.org/person/abigail-e-disney (2016-04-28)
    Open archived version from archive

  • David Luusa | Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO)
    Institute School 2 School Partners SHOFCO College Chapters SHOFCO Leadership Council Contact Find Me Unafraid Blog Videos Press Shop Donate View Site Navigation The SHOFCO Story People Our Team Board of Directors Kenya Advisory Board Join the Team Awards Partners Reports David Luusa Managing Director Head Financial Markets East Africa Standard Chartered Bank David is Managing Director Head of Financial Markets Kenya and East Africa working as part of the Kenya Country Executive Committee ExCO and the East Africa ExCO to develop and execute the regional strategic plans Prior to his current role David led the East Africa Financial Market Sales team collaborating with our Corporates and Institutions team to deliver client solutions across the region David holds a Master of Arts Degree in Economic Science from the University of Aberdeen and has broad experience in Banking David has been involved with Shining Hope for Communities since June 2011 and is extremely proud to be the first Chair of their local advisory Board David is married with two children Contact Us New York 175 Varick St 5th Floor New York NY 10014 860 218 9854 info shofco org Nairobi Headquarters in Gatwakera Kibera P O Box 8303 00200 254 732058126

    Original URL path: http://www.shofco.org/person/david-luusa-0 (2016-04-28)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Kennedy Odede
 | Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO)
    Kibera the largest urban slum in Africa where he experienced the devastating realities of life in extreme poverty Still he dreamed about changing his community While working at a factory in 2004 Kennedy saved 20 cents purchased a soccer ball and started the Shining Hope for Communities SHOFCO movement Driven by the innovation and entrepreneurial spirits of the people of Kibera SHOFCO became the largest grassroots organization in the slum Although he was entirely informally educated Kennedy received a full scholarship to Wesleyan University becoming one of Kibera s first to receive an education from an American liberal arts institution He graduated in 2012 as the Commencement Speaker and with honors in Sociology Kennedy was awarded the 2010 Echoing Green Fellowship which is given to the world s top emerging social entrepreneurs He won the 2010 Dell Social Innovation Competition wrote two Op Eds that appeared in the New York Times was named one of Forbes 2014 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs and is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative His work has been featured in the PBS documentary Half the Sky by Chelsea Clinton and Maria Menounos on NBC by President Bill Clinton and on multiple occasions by

    Original URL path: http://www.shofco.org/person/kennedy-odede%E2%80%A8 (2016-04-28)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Leslie Bluhm | Shining Hope For Communities (SHOFCO)
    School graduate former attorney and self described workaholic do gooder Bluhm co founded Chicago Cares twenty years ago after noticing that her colleagues weren t volunteering I realized it wasn t because they didn t want to volunteer she recalls They really had no idea where to turn They were afraid of overcommitting or they didn t want to do it alone Bluhm had a simple but innovative solution partner with nonprofit organizations to create service opportunities for busy working people Since its inception Chicago Cares has hosted over 330 000 volunteers Collectively they have clocked more than a million hours of service tutoring at risk children preparing meals at shelters leading art workshops and teaching computer skills to seniors among other things The unique funding model that Bluhm created for Chicago Cares in which roughly 75 percent of the organization s income is derived from donations it receives for its customized Business Shares programming provides a firm platform for sustainable growth Chicago Cares is one of only 9 percent of nonprofits to receive the highest financial rating over four consecutive years from Charity Navigator America s largest independent charity evaluator a testimony to exceptional financial health and fiscal responsibility

    Original URL path: http://www.shofco.org/person/leslie-bluhm (2016-04-28)
    Open archived version from archive



  •