Category Archive: Balloon Summer Programme 2012

The Balloon Fund

So after 8 weeks, 130 lessons, 300+ hours of teaching and countless interviews, prototypes and observations, the Kenyan youth groups arrived at the offices of Hope and Vision to present their business ideas… Continue reading

When your group cannot pitch for funding…

As we are closing in on the presentation date, us Balloon Fellows are having to spend more time with our groups to ensure they are ready for their funding presentation. With many of… Continue reading

Teaching Challenges

We are now a month into working with the youth groups and I have started to notice a few common challenges occurring with the way we teach. The Balloon curriculum is very well… Continue reading

A Rural Retreat

See what happened when the Fellows spent a weekend in rural Kapkures.

The Balloon Difference

I have learned more at Balloon Kenya’s training course in 2 weeks than I did in an entire Entrepreneurship module I took at the University of Exeter. To be fair, I learned a… Continue reading

Balloon Kenya is go!

We have arrived in Nakuru and are making final arrangements for the first ever group of Balloon Fellows to arrive on Sunday. We had a very exciting meeting yesterday with Hope and Vision… Continue reading