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Division or Development? Missing Link #12: A New Road Through Kibera
Meet Cynthia Mutia Munyiva - TujengeKibera Award Recipient!
Nairobi Design Week 2016 In Kibera.
Andolo – the last frontier in Kibera – KPSP10
KDI Kenya Internship Opportunity 2016
Division or Development? Missing Link #12: A New Road Through Kibera
Division or Development? Missing Link #12: A New Road Through Kibera

“Hatupingi maendeleo lakini tunataka usawa na haki idumishwe.” “We are not against development, but we want equality and the rights of the affected to be observed.” – Lindi resident In January of 2016, the Government of Kenya and the Kenya Urban Roads Authority announced the award of contracts for a new link road to connect the […]

Meet Cynthia Mutia Munyiva – TujengeKibera Award Recipient!
Meet Cynthia Mutia Munyiva - TujengeKibera Award Recipient!

As promised KDI took some time to catch up with TujengeKibera award recipient, Cynthia Mutia Munyiva. We asked her a few questions about who she is and her thoughts on winning the TujengeKibera competition.

Nairobi Design Week 2016 In Kibera.
Nairobi Design Week 2016 In Kibera.

On November 5th, 2016, Kounkuey Design Initiative, in partnerships with Nairobi Design Week and Sun King, hosted an event that showcased the work of Kibera’s most prominent artisans. The event was part of the second annual Nairobi Design Week (NDW), which ran throughout the city from November 3rd – 12th, 2016. The event was a […]

Andolo – the last frontier in Kibera – KPSP10
Andolo – the last frontier in Kibera – KPSP10

  In Nairobi’s informal settlement of Kibera, there’s an area that not only lacks development and infrastructure, but has also seen plenty disaster. The local community calls this area Andolo (meaning deep sleep in sub-tribes of Luyha), where disaster is shaped by a number of challenges, including high levels of illiteracy (few residents have received […]

KDI Kenya Internship Opportunity 2016

K.D.I Internship Opportunity 2016

Habitat III and the New Urban Agenda – Lessons on Understanding Risk and Building Resilience
Habitat III and the New Urban Agenda - Lessons on Understanding Risk and Building Resilience

By: Joe Mulligan and Shreya Mitra

kibera saccos.
kibera saccos.

  Due to the changing face of Kibera, many things have taken different shapes, compare the social activities in the last 5year, the roads and the connectivity through Kibera were very narrow that trucks could not Go thorough from one side to the other, movement of goods was a hustle, inaccessible fire rescue and ambulance […]

New Job Opportunities with KDI Kenya

Please see attachments for more details: Kenya Community Director Architectural Design Coordinator

From Granada to Kibera – meet KDI Kenya’s Architecture Design Coordinator, Jesús Porras Montensino
From Granada to Kibera - meet KDI Kenya's Architecture Design Coordinator, Jesús Porras Montensino

JESÚS PORRAS MONTESINO is the Architecture Design Coordinator at KDI Kenya since September of 2015. His main project focus is leading the architectural design of the Anwa Academy Productive Public Learning Space in Lindi Village of Kibera, currently in construction. Having received his degree in Architecture from the Technical University of Granada, Jesús sought experience […]

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