Striking a balance between  professional life and family can be tasking. That is why organizations should work towards creating more parent-friendly environments that will ease the strain on working parents. This past week I sat down with parents at Akili Network to get their opinion on how employers, including Akili Network, can best support working parents. This is…

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Upon getting to the event venue at The WestGate Shopping Mall it was somewhat of a surreal moment watching our very first event come to life. There was Blue Band finishing up packing of healthy breakfast boxes for our attendees, on the far right  Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital was busy setting up their equipment ready to offer free medical…

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Most of what I remember from my primary school days was the heavy emphasis on academic performance which led me to believe that any minute not spent studying was a minute wasted. I felt guilty for sleeping or even going to the pitch to play after school hours. Towards the end of my primary school…

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The joy of making it through college despite numerous adversities is unmatched! Everyone, from graduates to family members have been looking forward to this very moment, a graduation day filled with photoshoots, dinners, and lunches to celebrate the milestone. But no one really prepares graduates for what is set to come. The uncertainty that comes…

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A Dive into Edutainment, Public Health and Fintech Industries in Kenya. Last week our Head of Production Ms. Kaburo Kobia together with Ms. Cythia Wandia who is CEO & Co-Founder of Kwara a leading Fintech Company and Dr. Kelvin Odongo Pharmacist and Head of concierge at Checkups Medical Hub, sat on a panel hosted by Strathmore University Law School in conjunction with the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre to discuss the…

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Akili Kids gif

The African animation industry has slowly been gaining traction and recognition not just within the continent but globally as well. For a long time, when the subject of African animation came up, we mostly would think back to animal cartoons in a jungle and of course featuring the classic king of the jungle tale.  Things are…

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Happy African Kids

 This year’s theme for the Day of the African child is “accelerating the implementation of Agenda 2040 for an Africa fit for children” It has been a little over a year since we first hit the Kenyan airwaves. We were and still are doing something that has never been done before here in Kenya. Being…

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