After their lives on the roads the tires fall in the hands of creative and innovative people. Like Mr Shadrack Kyalo who makes them into Akala slippers. Appreciated by Maasai customers or even people from Sudan. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Your reporter for African Slum Journal is Benjamin Sidori.
Small banking agencies in market places are become very popular. No expensive infrastructures and quick services. Evans, a Coop bank agent, explains how the system works. Your reporter for African Slum Journal is Ursula Akinyi.
In the rainy season many people have difficulties getting to work. But it also give more opportunities to make some money. The youth are cleaning feet, shoes and boots. Some youngsters build a portable bridge in Mukuru slums to take the people across the river for a few Ksh. In the big traffic jams you […]
Turning garbage into living is sometimes the only way to provide for your children. Lucy Njeri takes care of her five children and the one of her sister. Mama Caroll sells meat. ‘My clients come from far, they like the way I prepare meat and soup’. Your reporter for African Slum Journal is Musa Chahare.
Carol Nyambeki has a vegetable shop. Slum residents like her fresh products. Working slum residents eat their cooked meals at the local food stalls. Sometimes good, some unhygienic but ah well, you can get sick everywhere. Your reporter for African Slum Journal is Beryl Omunya.