Blog

Innovative Sustainable Development at your doorstep

Mental Health Photography Challenge

In response to the recently commemorated Mental Health Awareness Day on 10th October, Blink International is collecting visual information on the state of mental health in different African communities. In…
Read more

World Mental Health Day 2020.

Has COVID-19 increased awareness of neglected mental health concerns? “You’re just looking for attention” “Just man up!” “It’s all in your head” “Just try to be positive!” “Suicide is so…
Read more

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS – BLINK ROSTER

If you are enthusiastic, willing to be on the ground and motivated to learn as much as possible then you are the ideal candidate to join our Mission. We are…
Read more

The plight of children during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governments worldwide have closed schools indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 6th, 2020, The Government of Kenya’s decision to close all education facilities until January 2021 as a…
Read more

Opinion Piece – ‘Injustice Anywhere Is A Threat To Justice Everywhere’

On the 26th Of June 2020, Talk Africa published an article written by Blinks Executive Director, Tanya Maringo. The article is a call to action for all Africans and people…
Read more

Blink Youth Evaluator Training

On the 1st of June 2020. Six youth from Gataka Settlement were selected to conduct a household survey of the needs within their community. This was not only a data-gathering…
Read more

The Impact of Corona Virus on Vulnerable Women in Informal Settlements in Nairobi

SUSAN KAMAU Susan Kamau* is a single mother in Gataka, an informal settlement located in Nairobi. The Blink survey team identified her during their need’s assessment conducted on 6th June…
Read more

COVID-19 Prevention

Over the past few days, we have been supporting local tailors in Kenya to go back to work to support the COVID-19 survival movement by making facemasks for those who…
Read more