“My visit to Kenya also made a difference for me in how I feel as a person. I felt so connected; our human experience and roots being so similar, we could identify to all the issues at stake. I was also inspired by the refreshing level of humanity and strength of many of the people we met. In a world in which trends are often governed by superficial matters, we need such contacts in our fight for the prevalence of equity en justice. Being in Kenya was like being continuously watered in fountain of inspirational individual and collective stories.” — Caroline Hudicourt, HCFI Steering Committee Member
Hosted by the Kenya Community Development Foundation (KCFD), a team of Haiti Community Foundation Initiative (HCFI)’s Committee Members visited Kenya from July 10th to July 20th 2013. Thanks to joint support of the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) and the Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF), HCFI’s team conducted an intensive visit in Kenya with KCDF whose organizational structure and community-driven approach it sought to learn from through the field study. Read more.