Archive for Community Development Projects in Kenya

Stories of a Village: Interviews and Behind the Scenes (video)

SOW team documents SVQF in Salabwek

Students of the World has selected SVQF as one of the organizations whose work it will document through film and photography in 2009. The film, which will be shot on location in New York City and in Salabwek, Kenya, by a team from Columbia University, will premiere at the Fifth Anniversary Clinton Global Initiative Meeting […]

Educational animations for Salabwek schools 2009

SVQF produced four animated educational children’s films, in both English and Kiswahili, for use in schools in Salabwek and surrounding communities. The film topics — HIV/AIDS, gender equality, the importance of boiling water, and the importance of washing hands — were selected by Free The Children’s Africa Health Projects Manager as particularly relevant and important […]

SVQF visit to Salabwek 2007

In August 2007, the members of the SVQF Board, along with Craig and Marc Kielburger, visited the Salabwek community to view first-hand the project’s progress. The Board met with community leaders and the Free The Children staff members involved in the project, including the Kenya Program Director, the Africa Health Project Manager, the Africa Projects […]

Documentary on SVQF in Kenya 2009

The Clinton Global Initiative has selected SVQF’s community development project in Kenya to be documented, through film and photography, by Students of the World. While immersing itself in the daily life of Salabwek’s Kipsigis community, the team of Columbia University students filmed the progress and the impact of the two and a half year project. […]

SVQF visit to Salabwek 2009

In May 2009, Sanam Quraishi made her second visit to Salabwek, accompanying a team of SOW filmmakers who were documenting the impact of the community development project. Sustainability of the initiatives introduced by the project is the most important factor in its ultimate success. Two and a half years after the project was launched, it […]

President Bill Clinton on SVQF

President Bill Clinton’s Summation and Closing Address at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting “Almost every commitment in some way or another seeks to reduce the impact of inequality, which we know is staggering, across the globe and even within developing countries. Half the world’s people still live on less than a dollar a day. […]

President Bill Clinton speaks about SVQF

Stories of a Village: SVQF’s educational animations for Kenyan schoolchildren (video)

For Kiswahili Version click here

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