Kibera floods

A section of Kibera slum, Nairobi County, where houses were destroyed and residents rendered homeless after heavy rains, as pictured on May 14, 2021.

| Jeff Angote | Nation Media Group

Millions of shillings later, Kibera still wallows in poverty. Why?

What you need to know:

  • With all the attention that Kibera has received, and the millions in donor aid and funding, why is it unable to rise above extreme poverty?

Inside Africa’s “biggest” slum, Kibera, the rusty iron sheet shacks, “flying toilets” and smelly sewage continue to be the order of the day.


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