Concrete jungle: Developers steal children's recreational space

Children utilise the little space available for play at Clayworks estate in Kasarani on December 7, 2019. Real estate rise and the need for more housing is eating into children's play areas. PHOTO | DELPHIN MUGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The WHO dictates that every human being is entitled to a minimum of 15 square metres of open space to unwind and socialise with nature.
  • As Kenya rushes to rollout the new competency-based curriculum, which focuses on a child’s talents and skill sets, it appears playgrounds are going to play a key role.

You won’t miss the three young boys behind a five-floor block of apartment at Clayworks estate playing different kinds of games on any fine day.

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