In Kenya most parents will go to great lengths to discourage children from taking on the path of art, because artist are regarded as being lazy, failures and sometimes spoilt. However, Jeffie Magina left a well paying job as accountant because he wasn’t making an impact in the society to become an artist. Our reporter Mitchel […]
Wanny Angerer in Moving Cultures is using music and dance therapy as a core element, to send a message of transformation in different communities. Our reporter Jimmy Kitiro spent time in Magoso Primary School, Kibera to bring us this story.
‘Be Bold For Change’ that was the message when African Slum Journal together with Wanny Angerer in Moving Cultures joined women to celebrate International Women’s Day. Our reporter Edinah Bakora spent time with them to bring us this story.
DADREG believes that the only way to reduce poverty is through provision of skills, education and access to financial support. Our reporter Jimmy Kitiro spent time with them to bring you this story.
The earth is covered 71% by water, yet water shortage and rationing in Nairobi Estates that lasts for months has forced water companies to come up with more innovative ways to provide the residents with this precious commodity. Our reporter Vivian Awour visited Mathare slums for their famed water ATM.
Illegal electricity taps are often the cause of treacherous fires. Like some time ago in Mukuru Kwa Reuben, Nairobi. People come home from work and find their home in ashes. Fire brigades come often late or without water. “If we had permanent houses, we could prevent such fire incidents,” one of the slum residents claims. This illegal […]
Is extreme poverty reduced in Kenya by 2015? The millennium goal number one! Fifteen years have almost past, and did Kenya succeed in reducing poverty? Many people still suffer from chronic food insecurity and poor nutrition. Prices of food and fuel are high. Basic needs like food, housing and education are lacking. For slum residents […]