Rev Calisto Odede was consencreted as the new Christ is The Answer Ministry (CITAM) in a ceremony that was attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta. Speaking in the function the out going Bishop Oginde, pleaded with the president to allow the church have an input in the ongoing BBI campaigna. “Some of us have been thinking of how to join but before we were ready, we heard the train had left the station,” said Dr Oginde. Odede is taking over from the outgoing Bishop Oginde, who took over as the bishop from Bishop
SHOFCO triumphed at the second Quality Healthcare Kenyan Awards after it emerged top in its category to win the Award of Excellence in Improving Access to Primary Healthcare Services.
“With hope you can wake up in the morning and do something,” that was as the message from philanthropist Kennedy Odede, a man whose inspirational work in the Kenya’s informal settlement has earned him praise in Africa and abroad. Appearing CNN’s African Voices Changemakers, a programme that focuses on African non-profit leaders with localized solutions, this week, Odede narrated how hope shaped his life as a poor child growing up in Kibera, Kenya and Africa’s largest slum. Being the eldest in a family
He's a kenyan who grew up from Kibera slums and studied in Old Kibra primary, did his exams and passed well.He got the well wisher who facilitated his academics both in high school and University levels.
It was a dream come true for a 15-year-old boy who has been spending his school holiday as a result of COVID-19 collecting plastics at the Dandora dumpsite in order to buy a bicycle. This is after Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) CEO Kennedy Odede on bought the boy, Ian Otieno, a brand new bicycle. Odede who was amazed the boy’s story on social media personally delivered the bicycle Otieno's home on Thursday, September 24. While giving the Otieno the gift, Odede pledged to pay full school fees for the
Roseline Odede is an Advocate High Court of Kenya. She has been playing big role in the court for over twenty years. Speaking on Citizen TV, Miss Odede expressed her woes over the cases that took much time before decisions are made. She was worried over the politicians and other persons with high ranking in government blaming them for corruption. She further revealed that most these people are playing major part to make sure their cases do not proceed. "One of the reasons the Judiciary keeps lamenting about
Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) founder and CEO Kennedy Odede has been awarded the Head of State Commendation by for his unique contribution to the society. In a Kenya Gazette notice dated December 18, 2020, Odede was among 158 Kenyans awarded the prestigious HSC by President Uhuru Kenyatta. The HSC award recognizes Kenyans who have shown exemplary qualities, achievements of heroism, patriotism or leadership in various fields. Upon receiving the award, Odede thanked President Uhuru for recognizing his
Shining hope for Communities (SHOFCO) CEO and co-founder Kennedy Odede, has called on global leaders to involve local communities in urban transformation. Speaking during an online seminar dubbed “Transforming Urban Poverty into Urban Promise” organized to mark World Cities Day, Odede, who is also an activist and social entrepreneur, stated that there is need to involve local communities and organizations to achieve true urban transformation. “Community owns the space. No matter how smart you are, you