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SAD CHRISTMAS FOR RESIDENTS OF MATHARE

December 28, 2016
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SAD CHRISTMAS FOR RESIDENTS OF MATHARE

      Indeed it was a sad festive mood for the people of Mathare Constituency “MASHIMONI area” in Mabatini Ward. More than five hundred (500) houses were brought down by fire which is said to have been caused by explosion of a cooking gas. Many people lost their properties as some are said...

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PATIENTS RUN FROM MATHARI MENTAL HOSPITAL

December 5, 2016
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PATIENTS RUN FROM MATHARI MENTAL HOSPITAL

    More than 100 patients had to escape from Mathari Mental Hospital in Mathare Constituency Nairobi County. The patients took advantage of the doctors and Nurses nationwide strike which began today. Both doctors and nurses working in government hospitals are demanding for salary increment. And so we ask: How can a solution to...

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Monthly Period Causes Girls to Drop out of School in Mathare

August 12, 2014
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Monthly Period Causes Girls to Drop out of School in Mathare

If you meet a young girl during class time and ask them why they are not in school, the reason they will give will differ. Some of the reasons people have cited to cause drop out from schools include high school fees, early/unwanted pregnancy, irresponsible parents and many more. But during my field visit...

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WARD REP IN A clean up

July 23, 2013
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WARD REP IN A clean up

  Cleanliness knows no position and everybody should be involved in cleaning his community. The hospital ward representative Mr Ochola was not left out when cleaning was going on in his ward.those involved were members of the Kenya Red cross, members of  the community The following are pictures illustrating the clean up in hospital...

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Mathare,Nigeria Village

July 17, 2013
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Mathare,Nigeria Village

Situation is getting back to normal with business going and vehicles are back to the road after ,the police engaged the residents of Mathare, Nigeria village in an attacks as they were raiding the drug den. The residents did not take it lightly and stated engaging themselves in a fight with the police officers...

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TRAINING ON CAPACITY BUILDING

May 8, 2013
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TRAINING ON CAPACITY BUILDING

The workshop begun by a word of prayer in both Muslim and Christian, later county Director for Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Mr. Daniel Juma officially launched and declared the workshop open. He later gave a brief introduction and overview of the objectives, mission and vision of GPF. Other stakeholders in attendance were WV(World Vision),KWMA(Kariobangi...

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Dangers Of Open Drainages

April 26, 2013
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Dangers Of Open Drainages

During this rainy season the sewers have busted and are flowing all over the area as they mix with rain water and children go playing with the water as they think its rain water. In most hospital in mathare you will find them being diagnosed with dysentery, cholera, typhoid, flu and some other diseases....

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FLOODING A DISASTER

April 24, 2013
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FLOODING A DISASTER

Floods in Kenya are a natural and frequent occurring event affecting thousands of people. Kenyans are at risk of flooding in their homes, at work and while traveling. Flooding normally cause widespread disruption to commercial and agricultural activities and damages resulting to millions of shillings. Over the past few weeks rainfall has been experienced...

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SLUM CHILDREN MAKING MONEY FROM WASTE

March 30, 2013
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SLUM CHILDREN MAKING MONEY FROM WASTE

Due to difficult living standards within the slums many associates themselves with different activities in order to meet their daily necessities . In Mathare its even worse , which has lead to child exploitation , as you can see school dropouts walking around garbage disposal areas , in search of recyclable waste which they...

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Drug use amongst youth in mathare

February 5, 2013
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There has been the menace of drugs among the youths of mathare which has made them lazy and don’t want to work.This kind of drugs include khat,bhang,cocaine and also muguuka a type of khat but only leaves.According to my findings this types of drugs lead to mental degradation and can make someone impotent,if our...

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