Friday, July 29, 2011

Tanzania 8 Fundraiser

This is an incredible story about 8 Filipino citizens working as seamen en route delivering goods to South Africa, swept away to an environmentally preserved area on the coast of Tanzania. Accused of illegal fishing, the 8 men were arrested by corrupt police officers and imprisoned for over 2 years with a $1.7 million bail total for each. In 4 days, the Philippine Ambassador of Kenya and the Filipino community got together to aid in the release of the Tanzania 8 raising funds to help finance their return back home to the Philippines.

Photo-Marlene Francia

High & Dry

Kibera Workshop Part 3

Everyday, one step forward.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Kibera Workshop

My class is amazing, everyone is working so hard. Behold the fashion sketches - for some, it was their first time to ever illustrate. The final renderings were fantastic. Uplifting.

Good Morning Nairobi

Sun is shining, weather is sweet...