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A Discussion on Leadership, Maasai Culture, and Life in Rural Kenya

Description

Oct 13, 2008
Rm 250 Goldman School of Public Policy 2607 Hearst Ave., UC Berkeley

A Discussion on Leadership, Maasai Culture, and Life in Rural Kenya.  

Topics:

  • Leadership in a changing world
  • Balancing age-old Maasai traditions in a modern context
  • State of education in rural Kenyan villages
  • FGM and village leadership efforts against the practice


Kenyan Speakers:

  • Elder Sabore Ole Oiye acts as an advisor to community elders and a cultural ambassador for Kenya.
  • Helen Nkuraiya is a teacher and former school principal. She has been collaborating with nonprofits since 2003.


Projects sponsored by the Asante Africa Foundation In Kenya and Tanzania Include:
By January 2009, we strive to complete these projects:

  • Building 12 classrooms and 20 toilets
  • Buying needed textbooks, desks and teaching  materials
  • Providing mosquito nets and 56 dorm beds
  • Providing full scholarships for >100 student

Date and Time

Oct 13, 2008 12:00am — 12:00am

Location

Rm 250 Goldman School of Public Policy
2607 Hearst Ave., UC Berkeley

Partners

The Goldman School of Public Policy, The Human Rights Center, The Center for African Studies