Slum money makes life easier for residents in Gatina slums, Nairobi. Imagine your life without a bankaccount or creditcard. How would you cope? ‘Gatina Pesa’ is a complimentary currency limited to the Gatina neighborhood. This slum money, introduced by a group of schools in Gatina neighborhood is very much welcomed by the local residents. It makes life a little easier for the parents in the slums. And they can save for their children’s school fees as mothers like Reba and Alice do. At the shops they get some extra value for their shillings. Your reporter is Lilian Gathoni.