Poor Waste Management in Dandora

Poor Waste Management in Dandora

By Calvin Onyango Dandora estate has had its fair share of the problems with rubbish everywhere due to its proximity to the dumpsite. The residences of Dandora have been short changed by those who are tasked to collect the rubbish and dispose of it at the dumpsite. Inside the dumpsite, […]

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Forced Eviction

Forced Eviction

By Susan Lumumba Geoffrey Opiyo Opondo is a resident of Dandora ward 4. Charity Lydia Akinyi is his wife and they are blessed with 3 kids, 1 girl and 2 boys. Juliet Adhiambo 5 years, Joel Ochieng 3 years and Jayden Odhiambo 3 months old. In February 2020 Geoffrey had […]

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Insecurity in Dandora During Covid-19 Pandemic

Insecurity in Dandora During Covid-19 Pandemic

By Andrew Myendo Over the years, residents of Dandora have had to battle with insecurity on a daily basis. Many of them have lost their family members, neighbours and even childhood friends. Everyone has in one way or another been affected by insecurity, either as victim or a parent of […]

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Stop Killing Us

Stop Killing Us

By Andrew Myendo Dandora has a population of 110,164, with  a land area of four kilometers having approximately 27,541 persons per square kilometer.  About half of this population are young people between the ages 10 and 35 years of age, a majority of whom do not have anything to do. […]

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Celebration of Mashujaa In Dandora

Celebration of Mashujaa In Dandora

By Calvin Onyango 20th October is a national holiday – Mashujaa day. It is a day set aside for the commemoration of national as well as personal heroes and heroines. A hero to me is anyone doing something positive for the community, be it in big or small ways. Everyone […]

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Access to Healthcare

Access to Healthcare

By Susan Lumumba Lucy Nyambura is a resident of Dandora phase 5 and a mother of five, the last of whom is living with Down syndrome. Down syndrome is a genetic disorder which causes intellectual disability and development delays. I had a conversation with her, during which she let me […]

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DANDORA STADIUM

DANDORA STADIUM

Dandora Stadium By: Calvin Onyango Dandora stadium was established by the late Member of parliament for Embakasi Mugabe Were. The residents of Dandora were so elated when they heard of the news that Dandora stadium was going to be constructed modelling the FIFA standards. Not long after on 25th May […]

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Poor infrastructure in Dandora

Poor infrastructure in Dandora

Poor Infrastructure in Dandora By Andrew Myendo Growing up, Dandora was a functioning estate with amenities in place ranging from street lights to garbage disposal systems. The community was well organized such that the garbage was placed strategically in one place unlike today where you find it everywhere.  Houses where […]

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