In Kenya, 65% of girls and women cannot afford sanitary pads due to poverty. One in every 10 Kenyan adolescent girl ends up missing school during her menstruation period. This in time affects her performance. In this episode, we shine a light on Ebby Weyime. A Kenyan actress, model & entrepreneur. As she works towards […]
We celebrate the making of 100 African Slum Journals! As reporters of Nairobi Community Media House we tell you about our personal favorite African Slum Journal, and about our fellow slum inhabitants whom we always portrait with care and compassion. Watch and share them all!
Is extreme poverty reduced in 2015? The Korogocho slum residents debate on this Number 1 Millennium Goal. How far has the government and the country achieved this goal? Are there any concrete plans to reduce poverty for us? Can we feed our children and let them go to school now better than in 2000? And […]
Going digital? Analogue TV sets were switched off in Nairobi on 26 dec ’13. More than 90% of the TV viewers in Nairobi were affected by the switch off. Television sets became useless in homes where owners had now yet acquired a set top box to receive digital broadcasts. The prices of the set boxes (about Sh4,000) are […]
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 […]
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 […]
Should slums be demolished? In Mukuru slums a court order has been set to demolish homes in Mukuru slum area and evict people who might have lived there most of their lives. Because they do not have title deeds, they cannot claim the land as theirs. Watch also the Mukuru slum Journal No Man’s land. […]