The love for soccer, it all starts on dusty grounds with a ball made from waste plastic bags and ropes. Soccer keeps children from scavenging the dumpsites. Also girls are good in the field, and soccer is good for their self esteem. Your reporters for African Slum Journal are Musa, Eriss and Peris.
Food prices rising high because of draught make living in the slums of Nairobi tougher every day. On Baraka slum market resident Mwajuma complains how difficult it is to feed her kids. In Kibera slums sack gardening allows slum people to grow their own vegetables. Your reporters for African Slum Journal are Eriss, Musa and Ursula.
In this Slum Journal we focus on the different ways how to say prayers, either you are a moslim or a christian. Prayer places increase in the slums of Nairobi. Is the growth of churches in the slums a good sign or just made into a business? You reporters are Eriss and Musa.
In Nairobi slums keeping lifestock as goats, cows, chicken and also pigs is hard because of lack of space. Pigs are sometimes kept in secret because some people don’t like it out of religious reasons. Your reporter for African Slum Journal is Eriss Khajira.