We're happy to announce Storylines' has been invited to travel to Nairobi, Kenya in July to participate in The 4th Annual International JENGA Training Workshop on Body-Mind Well-Being to discuss the therapeutic value of storytelling.

While in Nairobi, Storylines is partnering with JENGA to collect funds for two groups in need of school supplies + textbooks; Toto Angel Centre and Eutychus Academy Riruta

If you would like to contribute to our efforts, please make a donation by clicking the link below: 

Contribute to School Supplies

More information about the groups being supported can be found HERE

Stories communicate ideas that drive the listener into the inner world of the imagination...This inner world helps the East African people share their own understandings through their own personal language.
— Githanda Githae, Storyteller, Kenya
Photo credit © Anup Shah |

Photo credit © Anup Shah |

JENGA (the training arm of BeautifulMind Consultants) is a Kenya-based Social Enterprise dedicated to Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support in the East Africa Region. Their 4th Annual International Training Workshop will focus on the theme of Mental Health and Psycho-Social Support: Children, Adolescents, Families and Communities. 

STORYLINES provides powerful & flexible learning experiences to people of all ages and all walks of life, from story crafts with school children, to team building for professionals, locally, and around the world using a modern approach to storytelling. Our work is driven by empathy and the power of stories to transform people's lives. 


One of the goals of Storylines is to teach children about charity by guiding them towards building + funding their own charitable entity through storytelling + creativity of their own.

For example, our 7-year-old son, Daryus Jase, is creating a charity called 'Prism Rainbow Doors'. By selling his photographs, books, comics, and other artwork online, he aims to raise funds to design a charity geared to help children of all walks of life.

This Kenya School fundraiser is the first step in realizing this vision.

Helping my son during a Use Your Noodle storytelling workshop for The Story Factory, 2017, Maplewood, USA  

Helping my son during a Use Your Noodle storytelling workshop for The Story Factory, 2017, Maplewood, USA


Thank you + stay connected, 

Joseph Alan Wachs
Founder + Educator
Storylines Connect
Maplewood, USA

In association with: 

The 4th JENGA Workshop on Psycho-Social Mental Health
Nairobi, Kenya


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