Emori Joi

Full Circle for Building Walls of Wisdom founder in Kenya

A message from BWoW’s founder. Sitting in a coffee shop two years ago I started composing an email about my experiences with poverty and how they had affected me. I shared that after a decade of traveling the world in search of a more meaningful understanding of the world we inhabit, how nothing had affected […]

An interview with Robin Wiszowaty

Robin Wiszowaty is the Kenya program director with Free the Children, and oversaw the construction our very first project in Emori Joi. Robin was born and raised in Schaumburg, Illinois, but she currently splits her time between Toronto and her adoptive home of Kenya. In her early twenties, Robin went to live in a Masai […]

Emori Joi Community Update!

This update from Free the Children comes to us in a format that we at Building Walls of Wisdom were excited to see — a video. Below is a first hand look at some the individuals that make up the Emori Joi community and how we have collectively made an impact in this small region […]

Emori Joi Community Report

The spring 2010 community report for Emori Joi has been just provided to Building Walls of Wisdom from Free the Children. Follow the link below to see how the community has been changing since the construction of the new school house. Emori Joi Spring 2010 Community Report

Kenya build complete!

We are excited to announce that our 2009 Kenya project in the Emori Joy region is now complete. Alongside this news we were also provided with the following update: “The students in the Emori Joi community are excited to start a new school year. The pupils have now joined new grades and are looking forward […]

Kenya Project [2009]

Last year our dream became reality as over forty individuals joined Building Walls of Wisdom’s pledge to eradicate poverty through the development of education. Our small organization secured the funding for our first schoolhouse/classroom in Kenya in just four months. Small actions can indeed manifest themselves into substantial change! In partnership with Free the Children […]