Irene Auma, at center, helps conduct a yoga class at Thursdayin Seattle. Auma plans to start the first yoga-in-prisons program in Kenya. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)

On a mission to bring yoga, compassion to Kenyan prisons

Irene Auma is in Seattle this week taking special yoga-training classes in hopes of bringing her skills back home to vulnerable people in Kenyan prisons.
Apr 1, 2016
A donated video camera being used by a One Vibe student, Mercy Auma.(Photo courtesy of One Vibe Africa)

EMP to debut fruits of Kenya-Seattle arts collaboration

Kenyan nonprofit One Vibe Africa partnered with Seattle filmmakers to bring visual art mentorship to youth living in slums. Their work will be shared Saturday at the EMP.
Feb 18, 2015

Seattle, you have had your share!

A former slum-resident from Kenya thinks his hometown can teach Seattle a thing or two about consumption and green-living. 
Apr 3, 2013

Seattle’s tent cities are a local reflection of global slum housing crisis

Urban slums may seem like a distant problem only facing poor countries. But Seattle has a history of informal settlements all its own.
Mar 27, 2013