“Like Da Vinci I’m meditating I will leave a mark even if I die tomorrow Antidrugs – I don’t want beer-to-beer I’m focused in need of peer-to-peer We’re thinking outside the canvas.” – Slavey da Illest Kibera Woods, an intercontinental collaboration between indie musician/composer Chris Cunningham (from American band Ravenna Woods) and two of Tunapanda’s[…]
Posted on September 3, 2015 by Jay Larson Big ups to UP Magazine for nominating Tunapanda Institute for the 2015 Disruption by Design Awards! It’s an honor to be nominated. Read more here.
“Lillian Masere has been in the institution for only two weeks now. She appreciates that the institution has helped her realize her dream. Her fighting spirit tells it all. “I learned about Tunapanda last year. I didn’t pass the first interview. I then visited the website and checked for the next application. The space has[…]
Over the past few months, UP Magazine has had the opportunity to interview a series of leaders in different fields that all use a design-centric approach to providing solutions to issues that we experience in Nairobi today. These designers, like the Swiss more than half a century before them, are striving to create a vernacular[…]
Congratulations to Kenyan javelin thrower Julius Yego, who just rocked the world with his 92.72m throw in Beijing to become the first African winner of the World Championships! Yego represents the future of learning skills as he developed his technique through YouTube videos. In 2013 he said, “Everythingchanges…maybe one day many people will be learning[…]
Part of our Swag software involves mapping out paths for people to follow in acquiring various technology, design and business skills. So it was cool to look at this computer-generated map of how various technology skills connect to each other. Everything is connected, after all – and though we may wish to become experts in[…]
Lilian is currently a trainer at Tunapanda as part of our apprenticeship program. She graduated from the 3 month intensive ICT training program in May, 2015 Designing a mobile application has always been one of my fantasies. Apps provide technological solutions for real-life problems, which is probably why so many of us are constantly glued[…]
Posted on October 10, 2015 by Jay Larson The October 2015 Nairobi LUG (Linux User Group) meetup was hosted at Tunapanda’s training facility in Kibera. Our team had a great time connecting with members of the LUG, many of whom are natural teachers – setting a great example freely sharing knowledge and discussing ideas. Thanks[…]