Kenzy
El    Kalamawy

Founder of Baladi Dogs

BY ANA TREVIÑO

Kenzy is the founder of Baladi Dogs, an informative platform that advocates for the Egyptian Baladi. Often street dogs, this breed is looked down on and mistreated by society. Kenzy seeks to change how they are perceived by sharing images of them as pets in a positive light.

Listen to how Baladi Dogs came to be, the historical significance behind this unique breed of dog, and Kenzy's hope for a better future for them in Egypt and around the world.

"'Baladi' is an arabic word. It means 'my country' or 'local', but it can also have negative conotations..."

How did you start Baladi Dogs?

Can you tell us what is a Baladi Dog?

Can you tell us about your journey so far? 

What makes the Baladi Dog unique?

"I feel like I've come to a point where I want to do more."

What are the biggest obstacles you've encountered?

What are some of your
accomplishments so far?

"Have hope and be persistent... eventually you will see change. And no change is small, all change is good."

What can people do to bring awareness to the cause?

What advice would you give to anyone who wants to tackle a social cause or issue?