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September 21, 2015

Just received this photo from our friend Peninah Nthenya, the founder of Safe Spaces in Nairobi, Kenya.  She has been campaigning to raise high school tuition money for the girls in her program.  Happy to say that Theatre for Humans was able to help get the word out and the girls pictured above are outfitted in their school uniforms and getting ready for another year of education. 

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January 24, 2013

Now that you’ve heard the latest from Night Light, let’s change continents and talk about Safe Spaces.  This is the organization we met with in Kenya.  Founded by Peninah Nthenya, they offer guidance, vocational training and support to young girls and women trapped in the slums of Nairobi.  Since we last saw Peninah, her girls have won the NBA Championship – that’s the Nairobi Basketball Association.  The first time a tea...

July 29, 2012

They finally arrived!  It took more than a month, but the uniforms donated by the L.A. Sparks have made their way to the girls in the Safe Spaces program in Nairobi, Kenya.   For those not familiar with them, the L.A. Sparks is the professional WNBA team here in Los Angeles.   Following our trip to Kenya, we met with Diana Imhoff with the L.A. Sparks to tell her about an amazing program we spent time with in Nairobi.  Fol...

August 21, 2011

Spent the day with women at the Sarakasi Trust in Nairobi.  The Sarakasi Trust is an organization started by a couple from the Netherlands.  They work to help people trapped in the slums escape a life of poverty using arts programs such as dance, acrobatics and juggling.  The Sarakasi Dancers and Acrobats travel internationally and I was lucky enough to watch them rehearse.  The dancers are amazing athletes and it was gre...

August 18, 2011

While in Nairobi, we drove each day from our hotel out to the slums to visit with the girls and women who spend everyday overcoming obstacles and challenges we could never imagine in our daily lives.  In sitting down to write this blog, we looked over the pictures we took and even though we were there just a week and half ago, it's still hard to believe the places we drove past and the quality of life people endure in par...

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