Monthly Archives: July 2012

Agent banking: Easier access to financial services for Nairobi’s poor

In the past, poor people living in Nairobi slums experienced problems when attempting to gain access to financial services. This was because banks were not near their localities and they were forced to travel significant distances in search of a … Continue reading

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The Nairobi Southern Bypass through Kibera.

  With the Nairobi Southern Bypass ready to commence, Service providers and utility providers have been requested to relocate and pave way for the project. These has also affected the residents of Kibera in one way or the other. Demolition … Continue reading

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A Visit By Amnesty International at Map Kibera Trust

  What informed the decision to map Kibera? Who were involved? How did it happen and what made you guys decide to start Map Kibera Trust? This is the closely related Questions that brought about a wonderful discussion at the … Continue reading

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The cost of the coming Election.

  On  January 12,the high court issued a statement claiming Kenya’s Presidential and parliamentary elections be held March 2013 contrary to the August 2012.However,the elections could also be held in 2012 if coalition partners agree  to dissolve the coalition .There … Continue reading

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Global Voices Visit to Map Kibera Trust.

The global voices summit will be happening in a matter of hours from now “Monday and Tuesday in Westlands” and many bloggers will be gathering to discuss issues or best practices when it comes to blogging. Due to this summit … Continue reading

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