Category Archives: Health

Voluntary Male Circumcision.

  Since Stone Age, different cultures across Africa, have embraced circumcisions. It is either performed for religious reasons or as an initiation rite. Male circumcision is surgical removal of the foreskin – the retractable fold of tissue that covers the … Continue reading

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Miraa Chewing among the Youth.

The culture or act of chewing miraa has not only been in Kibera but the entire country for quite sometime, this can be witnessed by the youth around the City. When you take a walk around the slums of Nairobi … Continue reading

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Map Kibera Trust awareness creation in readiness to the Election Monitoring in March.

Map Kibera Trust is an organization started in Kibera way back in 2009. It comprises with 3 Kibera programs which are the Mapping Team, Kibera News Network and the Voice of Kibera as well as programs in Mathare and Mukuru. … Continue reading

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Map Kibera Trust on a map distribution drive in Kibera Slums

Having been the first organization to put the entire Kibera slums on the world map, Map Kibera Trust; an organization that seeks to be a hub where access to open information contributes to positive community transformation was on the road … Continue reading

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  Every Kenyan is entitled to better health care as provided for in the constitutions that was promulgated not too long ago. To look at women in general, they go through a biological function and what some would consider monthly … Continue reading

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Death Has befell a small business man.

Today was unexpectedly the last day for one small business man who sells sugar cane along Karanja , Olympic road. He died in misteriuos ways not to be understood by his business neighbours. Jacky Mwikali, his neighbour only recalls a … Continue reading

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PLIGHT OF THE NAIROBI DAM

I vividly remember just like it was yesterday when we use to go to the Nairobi Dam when we were young. We sometimes would wake up very early in the morning and meet with friends as we had planned the … Continue reading

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JITOLEE WOMEN

Poverty is a lifestyle that one finds themselves adapted to either knowingly or unknowingly. The high rate of HIV/AIDS prevalence makes it even worse, not forgetting the high inflation rate that’s leading to the skyrocketing of prices of the basic … Continue reading

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DRUG ABUSE

The word “drugs” means all street drugs, prescription drugs found in homes or that can be purchased illegally, non-prescription drugs, household products such as inhalants, drug substances, tobacco, and alcohol. Drug abuse and  addiction is a common phenomenon across the … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Gender Based Violence Forum

Centre for Rights Education and Awareness(CREAW) announced a new phase of Kibera Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Outreach project which was originally launched in 2009 by the Prime Minister Hon. Raila Odinga and is now being supported by USAID/Kenya. Through this project … Continue reading

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