Life of a KPI Intern: Mike in Cambodia

As you’d expect, in the hours and days after touching down in Toronto following three incredible months with Kids Play International, I was bombarded with all sorts of questions from family and friends about my experience in Cambodia. At the top of the list were...

All Girls United Camp: My Body, Myself

At Kids Play Rwanda, we want our female players to have robust knowledge of sexual reproductive health. For our July AGU camp, we focused on a “My body, myself” theme, which included information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs), as well as ways to manage...

The KPI Effect: Jaime’s Story

As I exit the bus, everyone staring, I step foot on a familiar dirt path in the land of a thousand hills. Riding through Rwanda’s small village, Gatagara, is one of my favorite moto-rides in the country. At night, I would spend the whole ride staring at the sky;...

Lady Can Go

There have been few stories that I’ve been hesitant to write out of fear of doing a disservice to the individual. Tien’s story is one of those few. Her life is an extraordinary story of triumph in which my most eloquent of articulation will not  provide her character...

Khmer Kitty: Six Months in Siem Reap

Today marks six months since Kids Play launched in Siem Reap, Cambodia. In those six months, I’ve evolved from American Katey into my new and improved Khmer alter ego- Kitty (an endearing feline nickname derived from the classic mispronunciation of ‘ay’). In her...