Using the Camera to Gain Perspective on Food Choices

A photo exhibition on food choices in Makadara opens today at the Jericho Social Hall. The show, called Why We Eat What We Eat, is comprised of 48 photos taken by some 50 youth and adults from Makadara sub-county who were trained on basic digital photography skills and provided with cameras to take photographs representing what influences their personal decisions about what they eat. […]

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1500 Girls From Nairobi’s Poorest Households To Transition into Secondary School

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Educating Girls from Kenya’s Poorest Urban Households

Despite Free Primary Education, over 60 percent of pupils in informal settlements still attend non-public fee-charging schools, which lack trained teachers and adequate facilities.

Studies conducted in 2009/2010 by APHRC show that the transition rate for pupils residing in the urban slums of Nairobi was 58 percent, compared to nearly 88 percent for pupils in the non-slum areas with girls’ transition rate being lower than that of boys at 60.8 percent. […]

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