For a child from the slums going to school is a big challenge. Parents search for better schools, but children from the slums have to walk extra miles, cross dangerous roads or have to hustle to get on the bus. Matatu touts do not want to take the risks of taking children alone. Razia from Kiambiu slums goes to school very early in the morning because school is very far. Private schools in the slums are cheap, but most of them do not have qualified teachers and good exercise books. Your reporters from African Slum Journal are Brenda, Musa, Eriss and Peris.