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 […]
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterised by social-interaction difficulties, communication challenges and a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviours. However, symptoms and their severity vary widely across these three core areas. Kaizora Consultants is the only centre in East Africa that provides internationally recognised and supervised ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) services for individuals on the […]
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.
Cleft lip and palate is a gap on the upper lip or the roof of the mouth. This disorder is present from birth and hinders a child’s smile. Our reporter Linda spent time with the Kenya Progressive Nurses Association, who are offering free operations to children and adults in partnership with Operation Smile.
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.