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THE UNSPOKEN STORY OF SLUM ‘SCHOOL HOLIDAY’

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SLUM ADVOCATE CO.

BY VICTOR VON NJAGI.

it’s  the end of the April holiday  and the homes were lively with school kids on holiday,thanks to the banning of holiday tuition now kids had a month break from books and get busy with children stuff.However,a number of kids are making a shilling, doing odd jobs just to help their parents put food on the table.From making rounds in the slums looking for recyclable materials to vending Popsicles in the streets.

in the streets of Nairobi street kids numbers ae rising day by day at an alarming rate,children as young as 10 year old begging for few pennies and others selling chewing gum as late as 9 pm during the night hours.This is an indicator of how times are hard for most families as the country faces a high in cost of living.It is definitily obvious that at this rate most families in the slum cannot afford a…

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