Carol Nyambeki has a vegetable shop. Slum residents like her fresh products. Working slum residents eat their cooked meals at the local food stalls. Sometimes good, some unhygienic but ah well, you can get sick everywhere. Your reporter for African Slum Journal is Beryl Omunya.
Residents in Nairobi slums are spending a lot of money on water, and even more in times of draught. The cost of water is high in the slums. Christina Asamba tells us: ‘The mayor problem is the scarcity of water. Sometimes we are forced to get water from wells and we don’t know if the […]
In our slums the demand for houses is very high, as populations grows each and every day. People migrate to Nairobi from rural areas and all need housing. It lead to increase of building mostly single rooms owned by private sector. Sam explains how hard it is to build a house. However lack of building […]