Treacherous fires

Treacherous fires

Illegal electricity¬†taps are often the cause of treacherous fires. Like some time ago in Mukuru Kwa Reuben, Nairobi. People come home from work and find their home in ashes. Fire brigades come often late or without water. “If we had permanent houses, we could prevent such¬†fire incidents,” one of the slum residents claims. This illegal […]

Powercuts, no electricity – YouTube

Power blackouts are frequent in Mukuru slums and in the rest of Nairobi. Not only dangerous because of people using kerosine ‘tin’ lamps and candles in the houses, but also bad for business because shop owners often have to close early due to lack of security in the dark. Rose (Mama Franco): ‘If you leave […]

Power of darkness

Power blackouts are frequent in Mukuru slums and in the rest of Nairobi. Not only dangerous because of people using kerosine ‘tin’ lamps and candles in the houses, but also bad for business because shop owners often have to close early due to lack of security in the dark. Rose (Mama Franco): ‘If you leave […]