Prison-Program - Kenya

Kamiti Prison Program

March 2010 we conducted the first Prison SMART course in Kamiti, the maximum security prison in Kenya. Over 100 inmates benefited through the Prison SMART course.

This prison has an inmate population of 3000, the largest prison in Kenya. The conditions in there are worse. Earlier it was said, if you are sentenced to Kamiti, you will either die inside or if you are lucky enough to survive, then you will be mental by the time you come out.

"We thought you ladies were coming here to have fun and mock us. But after experiencing the breathing and the exercises, we feel free and truly transformed." – course participant.

The participants opened up their hearts. They felt free and calm. The participants also shared that they never thought about oneness, forgiveness, a vision for themselves and for the society before attending the workshop.