MENTIONS IN MEDIA
March 20, 2019
The stage is set for the Nairobi Changing Faces Competition next week on March 28, this year.The competition is a fun and engaging mobilization tool where a team of Nairobi residents adopts previously neglected open spaces in their neighborhood for improvement.
April 14, 2019
If snatching a phone and running away with it were to be an Olympics sport, there is no doubt among many residents of Nairobi’s sprawling Dandora estate that one of their own, Evans Otieno, would have run away with the gold.
July 10, 2018
Depuis trois ans, une compétition incite les jeunes de Dandora, l’un des principaux bidonvilles de Nairobi, à imaginer des projets collaboratifs pour reconquérir les espaces publics. Elle a reçu le prix international Participation citoyenne « Le Monde »-Smart Cities.
May 10, 2019
People's Park was a dumping site and a crime hotspot in Nairobi, now it's been transformed into a well-manicured park and a popular spot for residents to meet and play
April 23, 2019
From city gangster to budding musician-cum-human rights defender
Growing up in the informal settlement has never been easy with crime and drugs at your disposal. Many youth in Nairobi slums often end up dead, in jail or as junkies for life...
KOMB green youth group was started in in June 2017 by twenty young people who wanted to restore the banks of Nairobi River banks passing through Korogocho Area. Fredrick Okinda, the founding member of the group, says that they decided to rehabilitate that area...
On the edge of bad smelling river in a Nairobi slum, a group of former criminals and sex workers are creating a community garden. Meet the people determined to change their environment- and their own lives- for the better.
The river that runs through the Kenyan capital once teemed with life. Today it’s the most polluted waterway in the country. Together with young residents from the city’s informal settlements, Frederick Okinda is working to change that.