BE BOLD FOR CHANGE

BE BOLD FOR CHANGE

‘Be Bold For Change’ that was the message when African Slum Journal together with Wanny Angerer in Moving Cultures joined women to celebrate International Women’s Day. Our reporter Edinah Bakora spent time with them to bring us this story.

AWAY FROM TRASH

DADREG believes that the only way to reduce poverty is through provision of skills, education and access to financial support. Our reporter Jimmy Kitiro spent time with them to bring you this story.

CHANGED BY ARTS

Fanaka Arts Project through arts aims to improve the lives of children and the youths by helping them to become role models who are instrumental in the positive development of their community. Our reporter Junnan takes us through the story in Mukuru slums.

MAGICAL HANDS

John is visually impaired and yet, he plays the piano perfectly well, his love for piano is great than any every obstacle arising from his disability. Ursula Akinyi our reporter spent time with John to bring us this story. Be inspired.  

THE RUNNING WATCHMAN

Peterson Olesadira is an athlete by day and a watchman by night. For practice Peterson runs from Embakasi where he lives to his workstation Dafam hotel, 11 kilometers away everyday; morning and evening. During the selection of the National team to Rio he went up to the semi-finals. Our reporter Jimmy Kitiro spent time with Peterson, […]

KICKING FOR ENVIRONMENT

Environmental issues in Kenya include deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, water shortage and degraded water quality, flooding, poaching, and domestic and industrial pollution. Green Kenya is using sports as a tool to reach young people and teach them the importance of conserving the environment. Our reporter Jimmy Kitiro spent time with them to bring you this story.

GIVING GLAM TO CANCER PATIENTS

Diana Aketch a 38 year old, Nairobi based Kenyan hairdresser who has single handedly supported more than 30 women who are undergoing cancer treatment by giving free high quality wigs to those who cannot afford it. Her main goal is to support women who are fighting cancer, with free makeovers  to boost they self-esteem, which diminishes with […]