Rosemary Aluoch turned to the dumpside of Dandora at an age of 13 when her mother died. Now after hard times, a bit of luck and a lot of perseverance she works hard to get a diploma. ‘I am proud of being back at secondary school even if my Dandora friends laugh at me. And even […]
When you are smart but live in the slums with little means, can you get to university? Robert, a carpenter, worked all days but saturdays. On saturdays he was going to university to become a civil engineer. But the costs were too high. Boniface Ajwak’s dream is to become a doctor. His family, friends and […]
Voluntary testing is growing among the youngsters in the slums. Many want to know more about the virus and how to avoid getting it. Watch this African Slum Journal, your reporter is Eriss Khajira.
Lack of sanitary pads means no school for many girls in Korogocho and other slums. They loose four days school every month during menstruation. Not affording the pad they stay home out of embarrassment. It leads to low self esteem and poor grades. So it is a good project to distribute pads among girls. Your reporter […]
No matter age, gender or class, we all like to play mobile games, because it is easy available. You can play the games everywhere on your cellphones. Most fans are kids. How is the parents opinion about gaming? Your reporter for African Slum Journal is Peris Wairimu.
For a child from the slums going to school is a big challenge. Parents search for better schools, but children from the slums have to walk extra miles, cross dangerous roads or have to hustle to get on the bus. Matatu touts do not want to take the risks of taking children alone. Razia from […]