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Kennedy Odede, co-founder of Shining Hope for Communities, on creating change

Submitted by on May 6, 2016 – 1:32 pm

(by David Brooks via NYT)

“Finally, SHOFCO saved my life and helped me to remain positive even when the worst happened. It made me feel not like a passive victim, but like I had agency and power to change what was happening in my community.

“I think starting Shofco also gave me a sense of the power of ‘ubuntu,’ feeling connected to a universal humanity.”

Read more at the NYT here.

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