Opinion

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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MATHARE NYS COHORTS DEMONSTRATION

March 9, 2016
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MATHARE NYS COHORTS DEMONSTRATION

    Today morning (9th march 2016), The Mathare National Youth Service (NYS) Cohorts held a demonstration along Juja Road demanding for the immediate release of their “SACCO SAVINGS” since there is no NYS project that is ongoing in Mathare Constituency. The youths brought businesses and other activities to standstill along Juja Road. “Hawa...

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MATHARE HEROES AWARDS 2015

December 29, 2015
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MATHARE HEROES AWARDS 2015

The name Mathare creates a lot of shivers in people’s mind. To some people, it is a place known to be associated with so many vices but that’s not the case as it is. Mathare Slum has got so many great talents and people who are willing to transform the community and it’s environs...

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WATER DEMONSTRATION ALONG JUJA ROAD MATHARE

December 21, 2015
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WATER DEMONSTRATION ALONG JUJA ROAD MATHARE

Today morning (21-12-2015), residence of Mathare constituency in Mabatini Ward. Areas of Mashimoni and Thayu held demonstration along Juja Road the reason behind the demonstration was water shortage for the past one month. “Tumekuja kwa barabara kutetea haki yetu kwa sababu county government especially Nairobi Water and Sewerage Company wame-disconnect maji mpaka kuoga, kufua...

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Sudden Stop of the National Youth Service (NYS) Project

November 13, 2015
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Sudden Stop of the National Youth Service (NYS) Project

They saw it as a blessing from heaven to the youths of Mathare Constituency who did not have a stable source of livelihood. Even those who were out of school saw it as what they needed. Then after corruption allegations in the (NYS) National Youth Service Project were confirmed and the people involved relieved...

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TEACHERS STRIKE

September 29, 2015
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TEACHERS STRIKE

Take a walk along the streets of Mathare and be sure of seeing a lot of children around, possibly not in school because of the teacher strike that took off as soon as schools opened for the 3rd term. Ever since the strike started most of the children are forced to remain at home,...

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STORY DEVELOPMENT

June 7, 2013
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STORY DEVELOPMENT

WORKSHOP on 4TH JUNE 2013 BY Brielle and Map Mathare team When doing a story either in print form or video it should have news values meaning it impacts the community, timely/current, consist of relevant new information, new development on old stories, and positive development in the community, unusual and poses significant threat. Entertainment...

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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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MAP DISTRIBUTION IN MATHARE

April 12, 2013
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MAP DISTRIBUTION IN MATHARE

Map distribution is an important activity in Map Kibera Trust (Mathare,Kibera and Mukuru). This helps community identifying resources and needs, community participation and giving direction. Distribution is a way of giving back to the community in paper form especially for those who cannot receive it online Map distribution began before the elections and ended...

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