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 […]
Collecting human waste in the slums is a daily challenge for slum people. The government is not providing good sanitation solutions. Every day the collectors push their carts through the muddy streets, unprotected. They can only dump the waste straight into the sewers coming in Nairobi river. It is causing a great health risk. Recently there […]
The 100th African Slum Journal is a milestone and worth a celebration. Our development reports from the slums of Nairobi, Kenya since 2011 and their impact on our local slum communities. See how we work in the slums and travel with our equipment in crowded matatu. See the men at work who are collecting human waste in the slums. “I […]
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