“I want to tell my story of hope through music”

“I was born and raised in Korogocho, but I hope through my music I will be able to tell my story to the whole world”, he says.  “So that every talented child out there, be it in music, dancing, poetry can be encouraged and learn from my story”.

AYiERA iNiTiATiVE in Kenyan television KTN

KTN News is a leading 24-hour TV channel in Eastern Africa. Last Friday (17 August, 2018) AYiERA iNiTiATiVE was given the opportunity to talk about Korogocho slum, the current situation there and – most importantly – about their success stories as a Community Based Organisation.

“I want to become a public health officer”

Ernest is not just studying theoretically, reading books and trying to finish his exams with best results. He is a good observer, too. And he is already trying to make a difference.

“The slum is a beautiful place”

When Irene is thinking about her future she’s painting a colourful picture. She would like to be independent, maybe even leave the slum and live in a different neighbourhood. Despite that wish she stunned me with one special answer.

Interview with the founder Hamilton Ayiera Nyanga

Hamilton Ayiera is an impressive personality. He achieved something which seems out of range for most of the young people growing up and living in the Korogocho slum of Nairobi. With his contagious example he proved to many kids how a single person can make a difference even under the most difficult circumstances. Over the…