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