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.

BEHIND EVERY SCARF

Maisha Collective is a peer- driven initiative that fosters leadership and business management skills through the design and production of unique hand-dyed scarves and textiles. Ursula Akinyi our reporter 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 […]

YOUR CLOTH MY WARDROBE

Sam was born and raised in Korogocho slums, growing up, Sam engaged in criminal activities.  Now, a reformed criminal he runs an initiative with a group of transformed youth from the slum who out of past hard life experiences have seen the need to give back to the community in a humble way. “Your clothes” initiative targets the vulnerable children, widows, single mothers […]

TRAVEL DIARY

Your reporter Vincent Liboso shows you the places you should never miss to visit when you are in Nairobi-Kenya.

ONE HAND DJ

Vision, determination and a forgiving heart best describes Dj Talanta. When he lost his arm during the 2007-2008 post-election violence he kept on going with a hope that the future will be bright, and with only one hand he makes a living from performing as a Dj. Our reporter Ursula Akinyi tells us the inspiring […]