Archers Post, where men use polythene bags as condoms

Good Life Trust Executive Officer Faith Ndiwa distributes both male and female condoms to women in Archers Post, Samburu County during World Aids Day on December 1, 2018. PHOTO | VIVIAN JEBET | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The small town is located in Samburu County and is on the Sh13 billion Isiolo-Moyale highway.

  • It is known for its tasty nyama choma joints and has experienced rapid growth since it is a transit point to Marsabit County and Moyale town on the Kenya-Ethiopia border.

  • Locals claim that the supply of male condoms has been so low that some have taken to recycling the rare commodity while others use polythene papers to protect themselves during sexual intercourse.

Residents living in Archers Post, a small town that sits next to Ewaso Ng’iro River that splits Isiolo and Samburu counties, are keen on having protected sex despite biting condom shortage.

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