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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LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM

September 18, 2015
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LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM

LIGHT OF HOPE IN MATHARE SLUM Above: Fishmonger takes an advantage of light during the night to sell fish.  Below: KPLC connections in Mathare Slum (photo by Ronald Odhiambo) Gone are the days when lighting in Mathare was only but a dream to many inhabitants. This has been made possible with the coming of...

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MATHARE DEMOLITION

August 21, 2015
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MATHARE DEMOLITION

The photos you are seeing were taken during the demolition of houses and structures along Juja road On Thursday 20th August 2015 at around 8AM, residence of MATHARE CONSTITUENCY in Mathare area 3C MABATINI WARD along Juja Road opposite Moi Air Base woke up with shock after the business stall and house were brought...

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Exercise book in a police station

January 12, 2015
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I know it sound bad ,but few days ago my friend Francis Irungu the chairman of Reality Tested youth programme was arrested at around 1130 at night at his usual joint.he was then taken to Huruma Police station. On arrival at the police station the usual was said remove the belt and shoes and...

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SCHOOLS OPEN FOR THIRD TERM

September 8, 2014
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SCHOOLS OPEN FOR THIRD TERM

From Monday the 1st September 2014 throughout last week a lot of schools opened and the pupils are expected back to school for the 3rd term. The prices for the vehicles were hiked up because the pupils in boarding schools were boarding them. The queue in supermarkets and minimarkets were full with the parents...

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