Young Women Initiative Ruiru

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Introduction Nairobi is the largest metropolis in East and Central Africa and continues to grow swallowing small towns in its environs. Nairobi and Kenya as a whole boasts as one of the most unequal societies in the world. Many people migrate from the countryside and settle in Nairobi as casual labourers in the manufacturing industries […]

Yotanundo

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  Introduction Kisumu lies on South western Kenya along the shores of lake Victoria. As Kenya’s third largest town, Kisumu has a high population totalling close to half a million of which 53% live below the poverty line and at 48% urban poverty index Kisumu is the poorest urban centre against a national average of […]

Usanii Bungoma

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  Introduction Bungoma is a laid back agricultural town near the Kenya-Uganda border with a population above 300 000 (larger Bungoma district), a poverty rate of 56% and HIV prevalence at 7 Inhabited mainly by the Bukusu community an ethnic group within the larger Luhya community the town is not large or glamorous compared to […]

Tears group Nakuru

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  Introduction Nakuru is the fourth largest city in Kenya but second largest in terms of residency. Sitting in the Rift valley and a home to Lake Nakuru famous for the pink flamingos, Menengai Crater and a host of other attractions just a few kilometres away Nakuru is a beautiful place. The town hosts a […]

Nomads welfare development group

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  Introduction Garissa is the head quarters of the expansive but sparsely populated North Eastern Province. Characterised by harsh climatic conditions, low rainfall and violent winds the region is inhabited by mainly Somali ethnic group of Muslim faith, who are nomadic pastoralists rearing cattle, goats, sheep and camels. In urban settings such as Garissa town […]

Manyata youth group

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  Introduction Mombasa is the second largest town in Kenya and lies on the East Coast of Africa. With white sandy beaches and rich history as evidenced by many monuments and attractions left by Portuguese, Arabs and other Europeans who in different times in history colonised Mombasa and neighbouring coastal towns. Tourism is the main […]

Engage, Empower, Educate the Voiceless

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Introduction Nyeri sits on the slopes of Mount Kenya and is the headquarters of the central province. An agricultural highland with rich history especially on resistance to the colonial rule. Many Mau Mau resistance group come from this region and were based in the expansive mount Kenya and Aberdare’s. Nyeri is the richest district in […]

Art Youth Research, Eldoret

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  Introduction Eldoret is a town founded in the turn of the century famous for good reasons such as the athletics capital having produced Olympic gold medallists and being home to world renowned high altitude training camps. But Eldoret is also known for its part in post election violence of 2007 – 2008 which had […]