Case | HBS Case Collection | October 2009 (Revised August 2013)

Carolina for Kibera

by Kathleen L. McGinn and Cailin B. Hammer


A growing NGO based in Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya, is facing a complete change in leadership as the founders step back. At the same time, a $1 million grant presents new opportunities and challenges.

Keywords: Developing Countries and Economies; Negotiation; Organizational Change and Adaptation; Non-Governmental Organizations; Power and Influence; Nairobi; North Carolina;


McGinn, Kathleen L., and Cailin B. Hammer. "Carolina for Kibera." Harvard Business School Case 910-017, October 2009. (Revised August 2013.)