Occupy Facebook: Take 30 seconds of action and vote for Shining Hope for Communities to help them win Chase Community Giving (and bring social change to Kibera)!

Take 30 seconds to vote for Shining Hope for Communities in the Chase Community Giving Competition here. You need to sign up to vote, but it’s free to vote– if we win a spot in the top 100, we’ll win (at least) $25,000!! We are currently only 400 votes away from securing a spot in […]

JJJ Memorial Wristbands to Benefit the Kibera School for Girls

From Peter Hull ’10: Over the next few weeks, teal livestrong-style wristbands will be sold around the Wesleyan campus for $2 apiece. Debossed with a quote and initials in memory of Johanna Justin-Jinich ’10, these bracelets will unite the greater Wesleyan community on the eve of the one-year anniversary of a campus tragedy. All proceeds […]

Benefit Concert for the Memorial Clinic of Kibera @ Psi U this Friday- WordSmith & the Concert G’s, The Last Minutes, Bones Complex

Jordana Hoyt ’11 writes: This Friday, get ready to have a great time for a great cause. A benefit for Shining Hope for Communities, the foundation behind the Kibera School For Girls, all ticket proceeds from this show will go toward building the Johanna Justin-Jinich ’10 Memorial Clinic of Kibera, Kenya. This clinic will be […]

Johanna Justin-Jinich Memorial Clinic of Kibera

Please don’t forget to support us and help us build the Johanna Justin-Jinich Clinic of Kibera by voting for the Kibera School for Girls to Win $50,000 through the Dell Social Innovation competition. The deadline is coming up!


Vote for the Kibera School for Girls!

The Kibera School for Girls and Shining Hope for Communities is applying for the Dell Social Innovation online voting competition, and needs your help! There are only a few days left to vote, and they need as many as they can get: Please, vote NOW, the deadline is coming up! It will take 1 minute […]

Website Design for Nairobi Kenya’s Kibera School for Girls

Have web design skills? Want to use them to make a difference? Kennedy Odede ’12 is looking for someone to help him make a really amazing website for the Kibera School for Girls, a girls school he started with Jessica Posner ’09 in his hometown of Nairobi Kenya’s Kibera slum. If you’re interested please email […]

SHOFCO Summer Institute Info Session

From Alessandra Cervera ’16: For four weeks this summer, the teachers at Kibera School for Girls will be updating their curriculum, and too busy to teach. We need YOU to come help the school stay in session! If you ever wanted to: Volunteer at an educational day camp, Watch a community help itself, Care for and love some of […]

SHOFCO at Brew Bakers

From Marina King ’16: Come to Brew Bakers to enjoy breakfast, lunch and delicious coffee where you can also support SHOFCO (Shining Hope for Communities). Brew Bakers will give 5% of all proceeds to the Wesleyan-originated Shining Hope for Communities! Bring your mom, bring your dad, bring your entire family! SHOFCO has created a network of community driven social […]