‘Changing faces in Dandora’. We speak with Sylvan Ayiecha, chairman of Tunawiri Self Help Group. Dandora has the name of the biggest dumpsite in the world, but it is time to make a change. Instead of idling around, the youth are volunteering to clean their spaces in the neighborhoods. They clean trenches, paint the houses, gates and schoolyards in fresh […]
Urban farming brings food and money it has brought life in Kibera. With a fast rising population in Nairobi, the demand for more and better food is growing tremendously. Still, many people from rural areas come to the city because they don’t want to farm. They think farming is something for old people, but there’s money in farming. Knowledge is […]
If you are a talents in sports it can give you a great opportunity for a good education. Exploring youth sports talents can bring them a scholarship for a good high school or even university. Like Kevin Kerore, strong, 16 years old and since he was 9 years a a disciplined and promising rugby talent. […]
Watch the upcoming music band Eidala from Kariobangi, formed by leadsingers Sharon and Tess and their band. ‘With our songs we express our feelings about the issues in our communities.’ As an upcoming band they rehearse at ‘VOCAL’, a studio in the slums, where they can borrow instruments and meet other musicians. Eidala played at the ‘Music Of the People’ Event. An event […]
Life after high school in Nairobi most of the time differs from the dreams the students have. Collin, a 20 year old, dreamed of becoming an aeronautical engineer. Now he is selling earrings and -t-shirts. But he is his own boss, and proud of it. “Use your talents, with or without high school”, he says. Because […]
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