Elders coping

ElderleyFrancis Murage at the age of 72 works as volunteer at the chiefs office in Mathare slums. Some people think that elders should retire to the countryside because they make job opportunities scarce, but others think we need them to guide us and show us the way. In Kariobangi is a home for elderly. But most still struggle at old age like Mzee Danger, a gatekeeper who is still working long hours. Your reporters for African Slum Journal are Ursula, Eriss and Musa.

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