Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Director: Peter Abungu
Swahiba is the Swahili word for “close friend.” Swahiba Youth Networks (SYN) is involved in many projects in the slums of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. Kibera is one of the world’s largest slums with an estimated population of 1.3 million people. 127’s main involvement with SYN will be through their Mentorship and Entrepreneur Program (MEP). This is a program to educate, train, and disciple young women who live in the slums.