RV at Kibera

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Mathare: Slum River Pollution Puts Lives at Risk

  28 August 2012

Continuing the series of posts about Global Voices' visit to our partner organization Map Mathare, Liana Aghajanian and Christian Bwaya, write about some of the challenges and solutions for proper sewage and sanitation in the Mathare slum in Nairobi,

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Kibera: A Lesson to Replicate

  3 August 2012

This post is part of a series of reports from Global Voices' collaboration with Map Kibera and Map Mathare that took place during the Global Voices Summit in Nairobi in July 2012. Story and photos by: Laura Schneider.

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Mathare: Youth Blogging for Change in their Community

  1 August 2012

Continuing the series of posts about Global Voices' visit to our partner organization Map Mathare, Ylenia Gostoli, Saffah Faroog and Yvonne Tiany take a look at some of the issues identified by the mapping team, as well as the solutions taking place in the Mathare slum in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Kibera: Putting Marginalized Communities On The Map

  22 July 2012

During the Global Voices visit to Map Kibera in Kenya, Leila Nachawati met with local community leaders and activists from the Map Kibera Trust, which work on raising awareness about the needs of Kibera population through the use of video and social media. Here is her account of the visit.

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Kibera: “Kenya Needs Political Leaders not Dealers”

  19 July 2012

Continuing the series on citizen journalism posts from Global Voices collaboration with Map Kibera, Kevin Rennie talks to two local residents that are committed to seeing the post-election violence does not repeat itself for the next round of Kenyan elections.

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Kibera: Power Women Challenging HIV Stigma

  10 July 2012

As a part of the journey to the Kibera neighborhood in Nairobi by the Global Voices Community members, a small group met with a group of HIV-positive women whose daily activities include advocacy about HIV/AIDS and sexual health to the people in the slum. Ahmed Awadalla and Rayna St. report.

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Mapping Kibera – A Visit To Nairobi's Slums

  9 July 2012

On the July 1, 2012, a groups of Global Voices members went to the neighborhoods of Kibera, in Kenya to meet members of Map Kibera and learn about their work. After receiving a detailed briefing of the ‘Map Kibera' project, the group of Global Voices bloggers and translators split into groups of twos and threes and ventured into the Kibera neighborhood to explore different issues. Here is a report prepared by Salman Latif from Pakistan.