Boom boosting growth of slums

What you need to know:

  • Many Kenyans living in urban areas do not have the finances to buy or rent homes that have been newly constructed

Mrs Wambui Kariku, a 43-year-old mother of three, has been shopping for a house since 2011. She lived in a three-bedroom house and shared washroom and kitchen facilities with four other families with rent of Sh8,000 per month.

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