Movement building in the fight for secure land tenure and proper housing in Mathare

MuunganoAn interaction with John Njehia, a fellow with the FPAF, will immediately reveal his keen sense of purpose in the work he does – advocacy for the urban poor in the ensuring of security of land tenure and proper housing. His area of focus is largely in Nairobi’s Mathare ‘informal settlement’ schemes.   John is an active member of the Muungano Wa Wanavijiji, Federation of Slum Dwellers, movement.

Fahamu Movement Building Boot Camp for Activists


The Adilisha program will be holding a movement building boot camp for activists’ from social justice movements and organisations in Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.The boot camp being held in Lusaka, Zambia from May 12 to 17 will facilitate activists' consciousness of their context from a deep analysis and connect what they are doing to the bigger picture or vision of social change they seek to achieve. 

WE ARE THE SOLUTION Participation in the FIARA Agricultural Fair


WE ARE THE SOLUTION is a Pan African women campaign for food sovereignty and women access to resources. The WE ARE THE SOLUTION campaign sisters organized a brilliant conference in March 2013, Dakar Sénégal. Four (04) african rural women leaders engaged debate with their mate on issue of peasant seeds, women in agriculture, land grabbing and agro ecological practices for food sovereignty.

A Fahamu Fellow Organises a SMS Peace Campaign during Kenya's Elections

SMS Campaign

It is almost a week since the March 4th national general elections conducted by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and the presidential results are yet to be released. There is an impatient and restless atmosphere in the country. On this fateful day, it is about three in the afternoon and people are slowly trickling into the church hall that doubles up as a community hall in Mathare’s Stage 10 area.