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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Steven Kariuki Says Thank You to Mathare Voters

August 29, 2014
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Video by Richard chapia

This clip shows Steven Kariuki of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) thanking the residents of Mathare Constituency for voting for him in a by-election which was held on 11th August 2014. Steven Kariuki garnered 14,966 votes while George Wanjohi of The National Alliance (TNA) who followed closely got 14,082 votes. Wanjohi is the immediate member of parliament whose election was nullified by the court.

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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