Africa Slum Journal Team

Ken Odhiambo

Executive Producer & Founder | ‘I have a passion for Nairobi slums. I fish for talented youth in the slums and walk them into the field of moving images. Today they are ready for any video assignment that comes their way.’

Lomoro Abdallah

Producer | ‘I’m passionate about storytelling, I believe that the media plays a great role in development. With that in mind, I use storytelling as a medium to address issues in society for a positive change.’

Simon Peter

Simon Peter

Marketing & Communication| ‘I am an entrepreneur, marketing, PR, and Media specialist with over 7 years of experience building brands.  Founder of Femama Ventures a platform that empowers women in Kenya and a Google Africa Developer Scholarship Fellow 2020  passionate about social development with a focus on the youth.’

Nicholas Kinyi

Creative Director| ‘I am a well-experienced Creative Director with more than 14 years invested in the industry providing creative direction for Top companies, I am certified in Digital Marketing and SEO.’

Ursula Akinyi

Reporter| ‘I love my work as a reporter for African Slum Journal. I was born and raised in Kariobangi slums, Nairobi. My dream is that the world will watch our slum stories, not told by any other media house.’

Rahab Gakuru

Administrator| ‘I was born and raised in Laikipia. I now work as an administrator at African Slum Journal It is a great experience! Here among my colleagues, I learn new things every day.’

Gail Annabel

Reporters| ‘I believe in the power of stories to inform, educate, and bring about change and as an Afro-Optimist, I endeavor to tell African stories from an African perspective and in an authentic voice.’

Allan Sankale

Outreach Coordinator| ‘ I am enthusiastic about effecting the community through media and education. Taking up projects to work with the team because what is life without projects.  Currently pursuing Bachelor’s in Cinema and Media studies in Washington State, USA.’