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 […]
Jane started organising forums for girl but most girls would never open up the few who were talkative would speak. That is how the idea of Talking Boxes was birthed talking through anonymous note. Our reporter Ursula Akinyi spent time with them, here is her findings.
Every year, Dance Center Kenya and the dance school in Kibera supported by Anno’s Africa hold auditions. The 10 top students gets scholarships to train with Dance Center Kenya twice a week. We join our reporter Gail Annabel, as she spent time with them.
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.
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 […]
Billian Okoth was born and raised in Mathare, from experience he knows how it is to go to school dressed in a torn uniform. Ficha Uchi is a Kiswahili phrase meaning ‘cover your nakedness’. This campaign started with an aim to provide uniforms for children in Mathare slums. Edinah Bakora brings this inspiring story.