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Mathare foundation in the press – a news roundup

September 10th, 2017, on The East African

Beyond Skills

The new project which starts on the 17th of September. Thank you The Pollination Project for the grant.
This is the way to go as Mathare Foundation shines yet again at the international level. Eric Omwanda and James Ndung’u and team are changing the Narrative about the slums


September 10th, 2017, on The East African

Photography from Nairobi’s slum children


September 6th, 2017, on The Star

The Raising Voices Sports Photo Exhibitions


July 23rd, 2017, on youtube.com

The Leading Edge Half Hour Show


July 23rd, 2017, on youtube.com

Change Through The Lens


April 13th, 2017, on youtube.com

The Scoop 130 with Eric Omwanda


We could not disagree anymore, Mathare Foundation is going places.
Wow if we could only listen to this piece and ask ourselves what are we waiting for!
This is a project worth supporting. Keep it up. Thank you The Scoop.


Eric Nehemiah (Kenya), the co-founder of Mathare Foundation, which has supported over 100 young people in Kenyan slums to channel their talents through providing training in photography and art.


November 10th, 2016, on youtube.com

Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year for Africa

November 2016, on youtube.com

Commonwealth Africa Youth Worker of the Year speaks to BBC World News

We have gained international audience as Eric Omwanda Nehemiah talks about the work of the Mathare Foundation. This is incredible, the insights and how the Foundation has changed the lives of young people is without any doubt commendable. Take some few minutes to hear this first hand.


January 20th, 2016, on one.org

Mathare Foundation puts cameras in the hands of Kenya’s kids


January 9th, 2016, on mic.com

This Foundation Gave Kids in a Nairobi Slum Cameras, and the Resulting Photos Are Stunning


January 7th, 2016, on face2faceafrica.com

Photographer Uses Cameras, Sports To Uplift Youth in Mathare Slum


March 15th, 2015, on britsinkenya.com

Nic Hailey presents Commonwealth Youth Workers Award to Mathare Foundation founder


March 4th, 2015, on albawaba.com

Canon partners with Mathare Foundation to nurture photography skills among disadvantaged youth


Commonwealth awards Mathare Foundation Co Founder Eric Omwanda the Commonwealth Youth Worker Africa Region Winner 2016

On the 10 of November 2016 , Mathare Foundation Co Founder, Eric Omwanda, received the Commonwealth Youth Worker Award for the Africa region. Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards was established 4 years ago with the purpose of appreciating and awarding exemplary people who have dedicated their live to serve young people. Last year Eric Omwanda was a regional finalist and he promised that he is going to become the Africa winner this year. He has lived to achieve this. His contribution to youth work in Kenya is exceptional. He is an inspiration to other young people across the Commonwealth countries and specifically in the Africa.

Eric Nehemiah (Kenya), the co-founder of Mathare Foundation, which has supported over 100 young people in Kenyan slums to channel their talents through providing training in photography and art.

Mr Nehemiah said: “Society depends on young people, so if young people do not get a good foundation then our society will be in a mess. Being recognised as the overall winner for the Africa region is not something I take for granted – it’s not about me, however, it’s about the other 60 young people that I represent. With or without recognition, we as youth workers should keep on pushing

– See more at: http://thecommonwealth.org/media/press-release/social-enterprise-founder-named-commonwealth-youth-worker-year-2016#sthash.y8rSnajm.dpuf

 

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