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 […]
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 […]
Peter Otieno Cyril believes that everyday is an opportunity to do good and that every child has the potential to achieve their dreams. In the Smallest Library in Africa, Peter inspires children in his Community to believe in their dreams. Ursula Akinyi spent time at the Library to bring us the story.
Facing marine pollution and unemployment, Julie Church a marine conservationist born and bred in Kenya, started a company that collects discarded flip-flops from beaches and transforms them into animal sculptures. Our reporter Ursula Akinyi visited Ocean Sole Kenya to bring us the story.
In the world dominated by men Judith found herself, by ensuring that in matches, rules are adhered to and arbitrating on matters arising from the play. It is her hope that she can inspire more ladies join her in the field.
To Shehzana Anwar archery is not just a sport but a passion endorsed by the Prophets . And as she prepares to participate in the Rio 2016 Olympics, she hopes for nothing but the best. As she shoots for the stars, African Slum Journal wishes her all the best.
The beautiful African prints is the way to go for the fashion industry which was seen to be leaning towards westernization. For Angeline the African prints gives her leeway to tap into her creativity and come up with unique designs for her clients. Ursula Akinyi our reporter tells the story of African Trendz.