Monthly Archives: May 2011

A problem of open defecation areas and flying toilets in Mathare

May 31, 2011
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A problem of open defecation areas and flying toilets in Mathare

In the last two months we have been actively involved in mapping water and sanitation, open defecation areas and open drainages in Mathare number 10, Thayu, Mabatini, Mashimoni and later in the rest of Mathare. During this process I was surprised to see people shitting in an open ground, not worrying about people watching...

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Problems facing formal and non-formal schools in Mathare

May 31, 2011
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Problems facing formal and non-formal schools in Mathare

During my time with Map Mathare I was surprised to find that in my area, Mathare North, there are only three government schools: Mathare North primary school, Drive inn primary school and Ruaraka high school. The fourth school collapsed. In the year 2006 the government released twenty million for the construction of girls high...

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