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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Art Over Politics for Youth Development

Art Over Politics for Youth Development

By Moses Okoth The 2013 and 2017 elections saw a substantial number of political jobs taken up by youth. Youthful artists, activists and businessmen ran for political office and having been to the ballot box for these last two elections, my target was for my team to be part of […]

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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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Community Health Volunteers

Community Health Volunteers

By Linneah Lijodi Community Health volunteers were formally introduced to the informal settlements in 2016 and have been of great help ever since. From checking up on households to referring the sick to treatment, these men and women are seen as heroes in the community and are often referred to […]

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The plight of water shortage in Kayole.

The plight of water shortage in Kayole.

By Sally Kivaya Approximately half a million people living in Kayole continue to suffer due to lack of adequate clean and safe water. This inadequacy has been caused by the growing population which has stretched the facilities and infrastructure to their limits. Neglect from state agencies in charge of water […]

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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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