The green motorbikes are a revolution for smooth and fast transport in the city. As Nairobi is always bustling with heavy traffic, the motorbikes are a good alternative for public transport. It is door to door service and fast. With the world wanting to go green and durable, the new electric motorbike is clean and silent. No […]
As a football player, cyclist and skilled taxi driver Ibrahim Wafula has one leg, but knows no limits. At an age of 7 years he lost one of his legs in a car accident. Coming from a poor family it was not so common that his mother stimulated him to play like any abled person. Now he is an […]
If you are a talents in sports it can give you a great opportunity for a good education. Exploring youth sports talents can bring them a scholarship for a good high school or even university. Like Kevin Kerore, strong, 16 years old and since he was 9 years a a disciplined and promising rugby talent. […]
Watch the upcoming music band Eidala from Kariobangi, formed by leadsingers Sharon and Tess and their band. ‘With our songs we express our feelings about the issues in our communities.’ As an upcoming band they rehearse at ‘VOCAL’, a studio in the slums, where they can borrow instruments and meet other musicians. Eidala played at the ‘Music Of the People’ Event. An event […]
Life after high school in Nairobi most of the time differs from the dreams the students have. Collin, a 20 year old, dreamed of becoming an aeronautical engineer. Now he is selling earrings and -t-shirts. But he is his own boss, and proud of it. “Use your talents, with or without high school”, he says. Because […]
Sanitation and hygiene are amongst the biggest problems in the informal settlements of Nairobi, with their flying toilets, the lack of clean water and unsafe places for children. This 99th episode shows that through sport and ballgames like ‘clean hands race’, or ‘world toilet cup’ the children in the slums can learn at early age about sanitation and […]
We celebrate the making of 100 African Slum Journals! As reporters of Nairobi Community Media House we tell you about our personal favorite African Slum Journal, and about our fellow slum inhabitants whom we always portrait with care and compassion. Watch and share them all!