Bunge Mtaani Kayole

Bunge Mtaani Kayole

This debate Bunge Mtaani about Living with HIV/Aids is held in the slum of Kayole, Nairobi. We speak about how we deal with the virus HIV/Aids. What are the facts. Information is everything. How to live positively, how to eat well to keep your strength, how to deal with the medication, etc.  Most important message: ‘Do […]

Restoring hope

‘If only I could live in a stigma free world’, Angela says. Widow, mother of three, having the HIV virus and also one of her children was born with the virus. Her husband died of Aids. ‘When we were tested positive, we could not tell the neighbors. Because when you do, they isolate you. We […]

Drugs menace

John Kuria started using drugs on the tender age of eight. Now he can no longer express himself, so his sister Jane does it on his behalf. He disappeared for two years and came back when he was ten years old.  He had started smoking bhang (marijuana), fuel fumes and gum. After he came back at […]

Drugs menace – YouTube

John Kuria started using drugs on the tender age of eight. Now he can no longer express himself, so his sister Jane does it on his behalf. He disappeared for two years and came back when he was ten years old. He had started smoking bhang (marijuana), fuel fumes and gum. After he came back […]

Family planning in Kibera

Women like Lilian in Kibera slums, Nairobi agree: ‘Family planning is a necessity. Life is very difficult when you do not plan ahead. And when you get pregnant it is difficult to work or go to school. ‘ Kibera is already very crowded. It is difficult to get housing. In Kenya the population is estimated […]

Bunge Mtaani Kibera

It was a hot debate at the Bunge Mtaani screening in Kibera, Nairobi. Most of the people present say: ‘Family planning is good. Life is very difficult if you don’t plan ahead.’ Women say: ‘Men should always use protection.’ Condoms too are a way of family planning. The use of the female condom was also […]

Dandora dumpsite dilemma

Dandora dumpsite reached it maximum capacity in 2001, but nowadays still tons of garbage are dumped there. Thousands of people depend for their daily living on the dumpsite. Margret Njeri Kamau: ‘I collect plastic bags to sell. What makes me happy about this job is that I can buy some flour and sugar, and don’t […]