But if you look into the eyes of the people who came to Waheen every day in search of a better life, you can also see focus. You can see the light of their souls pushing against the darkness. You can hear determination in every word they speak. If you sit still enough in the debris, you will hear the small still voice of belief and courage will stretch its arm and tap your shoulder to remind you of the endearing human spirit.
Existence in Nairobi’s Mathare Valley is a combination of dreams and nightmares. As a young girl, she had believed in the infinite possibilities of the world. She believed everything that her youth spoke to. That she could be anything she set out to be. Unknown to her, the system had been rigged against her from the moment her mother gave birth to her.
The Form Three teenager told anyone who cared to listen of her dreams. Then she disappeared. Did she run or was she taken?
The infertility journey can be lonely. But slowly, conversations are opening up around the subject in the hope that eventually, stigma around this topic will end. Data shows that one in four couples in developing countries is affected by infertility and that the overall burden of infertility in women from 190 countries has remained similar in estimated levels and trends. It is time to talk about this.
“If this continues, the Mara will die.”
Over the years, he has seen the king of the jungle become less confident. His dominance challenged every season by man’s encroachment into territories that were once his. The elephants no longer roam free. The wildebeest migration lasts for shorter periods. He has seen the Maasai Mara ecosystem change from a heaven to something else.
For six months beginning April 2019, Pamoja for Transformation implemented a 6-month pilot project on social transformation in two parts of the country where youths remain at great risk of getting sucked into lives of crime. Distory was at hand to document these changes.
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