OUT&ABOUT: On a foot tour of Nairobi downtown with Nai Nami

Exploring downtown Nairobi. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • Kissmart spent the majority of his childhood living rough on the streets of downtown Nairobi.
  • He initially survived by begging, and scavenging dumpsites for scraps of metal, plastic and bone to sell.

‘See the entrance to that building over there? That’s where I spent my first night on the streets. I was five years old.’

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