After failing to secure a formal job, David Kilonzo trained in the art of shoe making, the best all weather, all terrain African Akala shoe. Join Jimmy Kitiro our reporter as he brings you this exciting 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.
Our reporter Vivian Awuor brings you an inspiring story of Josephat Mwangi, a matatu driver and James Njau, a conductor whose daily routine involves picking and dropping passengers with disability along Waiyaki way.
Diana Aketch a 38 year old, Nairobi based Kenyan hairdresser who has single handedly supported more than 30 women who are undergoing cancer treatment by giving free high quality wigs to those who cannot afford it. Her main goal is to support women who are fighting cancer, with free makeovers to boost they self-esteem, which diminishes with […]
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.
In April 2015, Kenya experienced one of the deadliest terrorist attacks that claimed the loss of 148 lives of students and staff at Garissa University College mostly christians. African Slum Journal visits one of the survivors, who takes us through the ordeal, and how she is coping with the situation.Your reporter is Vivian Awour.
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 […]