Food prices rising high because of draught make living in the slums of Nairobi tougher every day. On Baraka slum market resident Mwajuma complains how difficult it is to feed her kids. In Kibera slums sack gardening allows slum people to grow their own vegetables. Your reporters for African Slum Journal are Eriss, Musa and Ursula.
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 […]
Residents in Nairobi slums are spending a lot of money on water, and even more in times of draught. The cost of water is high in the slums. Christina Asamba tells us: ‘The mayor problem is the scarcity of water. Sometimes we are forced to get water from wells and we don’t know if the […]