Boxgirls is an organisation established to empower marginalised communities of Nairobi. Our reporter Lorna spends time with them, at Chemichemi Secondary School where the girls are passionately take up boxing as a sport.
A study by the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in 2012 showed, for example, that in Nairobi’s urban slums, 116 girls out of every 1000 girls between 15 and 19 had given birth. Early pregnancies thwarts dreams for many teenagers who cannot afford to go back to school because they lack both financial […]
Hairitage Chronicles is a village market with over 40 brands in the hair, beauty, fashion, and food space. The event is held annually with this year theme being Own Your Culture. Our reporter Ursula Akinyi spent time at the event, and here is her report.
Every year, Dance Center Kenya and the dance school in Kibera supported by Anno’s Africa hold auditions. The 10 top students gets scholarships to train with Dance Center Kenya twice a week. We join our reporter Gail Annabel, as she spent time with them.
In Kenya charcoal and wood fuels are an essential energy source, catering for over 80% of its population. Due to the growing demand, production of charcoal has led to the destruction of our forests. However, BrightGreen has been on a mission to provide green cooking energy to homes across Africa through agro waste. Our reporter […]
In Mukuru slums a group of youths got together to find a way to make ends meet and together they formed a community based organisation. Jitegemee Kenya Pamoja is community organisation that empowers young people, children, youth & women through Micro-Enterprises. Our reporter Everlyne Ayoo spent time with them on their Agri-business.
Art in it’s diverse range expresses the artist’s imaginative skills. Intended to be enjoyed for its beauty and emotional power. PAWA 254 and Nairobi County government has been offering artists a platform to showcase their talent. Our reporter Gail Annabelle had an opportunity to enjoy the 2017 street art festival.