For Faith home is not a place anymore where she feels safe, after she was raped by a 35-years old neighbor. ‘Before I was raped I was always happy and did study very well. Since that day I am afraid of everyone, the elderly, the young adults, because of what happened to me.’ According a […]
The more tattoos the better a lot of youngsters think, also in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Tattoo studios here are fully booked. But what if you are tired of the design, or think your tattoo is a childish one, like Ken does. The consequence is when you remove it, you have a scar. So […]
Beatrice wishes she were dead because she feels she has become a burden for her children and husband. Diabetes has made her invalid, depending on other people to move around, including going to the bathroom. She wishes she had a wheelchair to be at least autonomous. But at the same time, she’s lucky. Her husband […]
Taking care of each other is one key to a good marriage, especially in the slums. But for Ezekiel and Esther this is not the case. For twenty years they fight each other. Reasons? Too much alcohol, no food on the table, no rent paid, no uniforms for the kids, etc etc. Sometimes they hurt […]
‘I was taking my stock at Burma market, along Jogoo road, when a motorcyclist hit me!’ tells Abraham Masuud Kaburu, who was a victim of a hit and run from a speeding motorcyclist. Many people suffer from traffic accidents nowadays in Nairobi. Careless driving, ignoring traffic rules, speeding are the biggest causes of accidents in […]
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