Metalworks vital in slums

AS 38-jua kaliUnder the burning sun and hot tin roofs Jua Kali (Swahili for ‘hot sun’) entrepreneurs work tirelessly in the hammering noise. Humphrey Omondi is very proud of his profession. ‘We learn these skills from experienced blacksmiths like Jacob, a veteran in the metal industry. It is an honest job, and we make real Kenyan household products. Humphrey has an urgent call: ‘Buy items made locally!’ Also for jobless women are jobs to find in this industry. Your reporter for African Slum JournalĀ is Musa Chahare.

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