Awards / Press

Awards / Press

Forward Under 40:
University of Wisconsin-Madison!

Ryan Sarafolean was honored with the Forward Under 40 Award for his efforts to combat poverty through the KGSA Foundation.

The Eli J. Segal
Entrepreneurship Award

Ryan Sarafolean was awarded the Eli J. Segal Americorps Alums Entrepreneurship Award for his commitment to social change and entrepreneurial spirit

2014 Visionary: Heartson Fire!

Both Abdul Kassim and Ryan Sarafolean were named one of fifty-two visionaries of 2014 for the combined work with the Kibera Girls’ Soccer Academy and the KGSA Foundation.

Ellie Roscher on TEDx!

Author Ellie Roscher writes her next book on the KGSA story. Hear her speak about KGSA on the TEDx stage in New York

KGSA Promotional Video!

Both Abdul Kassim and Ryan Sarafolean were named one of fifty-two visionaries of 2014 for the combined work with the Kibera Girls’ Soccer Academy and the KGSA Foundation

NTV Covers KGSA!

Learning at Kibera Girls’ Soccer academy has been revolutionized since the introduction of Ereaders. Students no longer use hard copy textbooks, as the device can hold up to 3,000 books including books recommended for use in the syllabus. NTV's Sharon Barang'a with the story on thisweek's Learning Curve.

Growing an after-school club into a business!

The KGSA Journalism Club has established their own company, Shedders Inc. Learn about our involvement with Junior Achievements"

Abdul Kassim on TEDx: Dialogue and Respect!

Abdul Kassim makes it to the final stages of the TEDx Nairobi stage as he talks about the importance of dialogue and respect within nternational development"

KGSA on the Road withJason David, Channel 5MN News!

Jason Davis, from MN Channel 5 News travels to Nairobi, Kenya to document the story of Ryan and Abdul and how they came to establish the Kibera Girls Soccer Academy

KGSA on the Road with Jason David, Channel 5 MN News (Part II)

Strength of a Woman!

Gender inequality is a growing problem in urban slums withthe burden of house chores, falling disproportionately onyoung girls of school goinage. This in effect has denied many girls access to secondaryschool education exposing them to risks such as rape, prostitution, disease and drugabuse. Kenya Citizen TV takes a look at how KGSA is inspiring young women

IRIN - Slum Survivors!

Worldwide, more than a billion people live in slums. As many as one million of them in the Kenyan slum of Kibera. Slum Survivors tells the stories of a few of them and charts their remarkable courage in the face of extreme poverty