Final Reflections on Community Approaches to Peacebuilding and CVE

The most frequent question I heard just before leaving Washington for Nairobi, apart from “Are you going to miss me?” is, “Was your fellowship with WORDE helpful and practical for you?” My immediate answer is “Yes!” I would definitely work with WORDE again, not only because of the work ethic of the WORDE staff, but […]

Community Service, Youth and Many, Many Sandwiches!

I used to be young now I am old and if there are memories to hold on to in service, it’s when as young people we did something BIG, at least big in our eyes! My most memorable service experience from my youth was every time my friends and I went to the streets of […]

Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Number 16

Peace, Justice and Stronger Institutions and the Montgomery County Model (MCM) This past week (September 21-28), I traveled to New York to attend the United Nation’s (UN) Sustainable Development Summit, which brought together change-makers together from across the world to end poverty, promote prosperity and well-being for all, protect the environment and to address climate […]

From Nyeri to Montgomery Village, MD

I am countryside girl, born and raised in Central Kenya, in a place called Nyeri (historically this was among the white settlers’ highlands). So I carry some of that history with me. My ancestors also shape who I am. I am named after my grandmother. Nyambura means, ‘one is born of the rain’. I am […]

Welcoming Nyambura Mundia

WORDE is excited to announce that a new visiting fellow, Nyambura Mundia, will join us for four months as part of an exchange program established by the State Department’s Community Solutions Program (CSP), in partnership with IREX. The goal of CSP is for global community leaders to improve their capacity for local community development and […]

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