Originally posted on TED Blog:

As the TED team travels around the world hosting salons in 14 cities, we’re collecting great local stories. Here’s a quick report from TED@Nairobi, held May 5, 2012 at the Braeburn Theatre, and organized by Suraj Sudhakar  of TEDxKibera. Start with this Storify from Nanjira Sambuli that rounds up tweets from TED@Nairobi:

From the blog “Inflation, Stilettos, Pacifiers & An African Dream,” this generous and insightful blog post:

For 6 minutes, I learned about the bees that make it possible to have chocolate, built for pollination, and how they do it, for those minutes, I laughed and smiled, and took in the passion with which the story was told. For 6 minutes, I listened to Eric Wainana telling about finding an edge, in life, at work, in whatever it is you put your mind to. For 6 minutes, and another 6 minutes, and more 6 minutes after that, I…

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