In Amboseli, in the south of Kenya, we went to see the Maasai women learning to build clean cooking stoves designed by their neighbours from Tanzania. No more dangerous smoke and soot in the poorly ventilated houses, which causes a lot of pneumonia and eye diseases. A chimney attached to the stoves pushes the smoke outside. The new […]
Imagine your life without bankaccount or creditcard. How would you cope? ‘Gatina Pesa’ or Slum Money is a complimentary currency limited to the Gatina neighborhood. This slum money, introduced by a group of slum schools, is very much welcomed by the residents. It makes life a little easier in Gatina Slums. You can save for your children’s school fees as mothers like […]
In Korogocho slum the Hope Raisers Skaters claim the streets in weekends by introducing skating as an exiting game and sport to young people in the streets. Your reporter is Ursula Akinyi, and cameraman Musa Chahare.
This Buganda wedding on the Uganda – Kenya border is a joyful mix of customs from different cultures. The women wear colorful ‘Gomaz’ traditional dresses. The father of the bride accepts gracefully the groom and his family into the brides family house and speaks his wise words over the couple. And after a lot of dances and […]
‘Mali kwa Mali’ is a Swahili word which means Goods for Goods. These barter traders walk in middle class estate exchanging new plastics wares with old things such as shoes, clothes or electronics, but do you know where they take them after the exchange? Your reporter is Irene Kibet.
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