PROJECT IDEA

Korogocho Streetscapes is an urban laboratory that suggests an inclusive way of working with urban development through activities and small-scale, high-impact implementations within the public space and the streetscape. Instead of traditional design and planning processes the project focus on temporary and direct interventions aiming at creating safer, more democratic and inclusive public spaces. The…

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Through The Eyes of a Woman

On Sunday the 28th of May we launched the “Through The Eyes of a Woman” initiative in Bega Kwa Bega, Baba Dogo, Nairobi. “Through the Eyes of a Woman” is about creativity and empowerment with the intention to show and highlight the woman’s perspective of the society. It is an initiative that encourage girls and young…

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Urban Farming project

The first vegetables are now being harvested in our Organic Farm. The idea is to use the farming as part of Hope Raisers Education program where children are being educated in how to make their own urban farm. Soon we hope to see more of these all around Eastlands! Follow the transformation…

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Korogocho Streetscapes writes about Nairobi Placemakingweek on Hållbar Stad, the Swedish Urban planning and sustainability platform.

Read the article here (Swedish)

 

Making Cities Together

– The City We Need through Safe, Inclusive and Accessible Public Spaces Between the 3rd and 4th of May 2017 the Urban Thinkers Campus “MAKING CITIES TOGETHER: The City We Need, through Safe, Inclusive and Accessible Public Spaces” will be held in at the United Nations Office in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference is initiated by the…

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Dadas Connect 2017

In 2017 Korogocho Streetscapes will focus on empower and enlarge the amount of girls and young women participating in activities through the initiative Dada’s Connect. Dada’s Connect was established by Hope Raisers in 2016 and together we have organized forums and film screenings discussing gender issues within the art sector and in our public spaces. In…

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Korogocho Streetscapes is published in the Urban Planning Magazine PLAN.

Read the full article here (in Swedish)