Boxgirls is an organisation established to empower marginalised communities of Nairobi. Our reporter Lorna spends time with them, at Chemichemi Secondary School where the girls are passionately take up boxing as a sport.
EcoPost uses 100% recycled plastics to make aesthetic, durable and environmentally friendly plastic lumber for use in applications ranging from fencing to landscaping. Our reporter Annabel Gail spent time with them and she brings us this report.
A study by the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC) in 2012 showed, for example, that in Nairobi’s urban slums, 116 girls out of every 1000 girls between 15 and 19 had given birth. Early pregnancies thwarts dreams for many teenagers who cannot afford to go back to school because they lack both financial […]
Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterised by social-interaction difficulties, communication challenges and a tendency to engage in repetitive behaviours. However, symptoms and their severity vary widely across these three core areas. Kaizora Consultants is the only centre in East Africa that provides internationally recognised and supervised ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) services for individuals on the […]
Hairitage Chronicles is a village market with over 40 brands in the hair, beauty, fashion, and food space. The event is held annually with this year theme being Own Your Culture. Our reporter Ursula Akinyi spent time at the event, and here is her report.
Jane started organising forums for girl but most girls would never open up the few who were talkative would speak. That is how the idea of Talking Boxes was birthed talking through anonymous note. Our reporter Ursula Akinyi spent time with them, here is her findings.
Cleft lip and palate is a gap on the upper lip or the roof of the mouth. This disorder is present from birth and hinders a child’s smile. Our reporter Linda spent time with the Kenya Progressive Nurses Association, who are offering free operations to children and adults in partnership with Operation Smile.