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April 2, 2020

1/5 Toward our COVID-19 Fundraising Goal!

We are 1/5 of the way toward our first fundraising goal of $5,000 for mask, food, and hand soap distribution to vulnerable families in Kibera. Today, the Kenyan government announced that everyone will be required to wear face masks when using public transportation. The need is immense and urgent. Please…
Kibera NewsUweza Art Gallery
March 28, 2020

Growing from Art to Heart

“We decided as artists to go around to write murals, to spread the message of the coronavirus. We wanted to emphasise the common enemy of the virus, that people should be aware of it, they should not take this virus for granted, they should be serious,” says artist Josphat Ndemo,…
COVID-19Kibera NewsUweza Art Gallery
March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Talking Murals 2

Uweza Art Gallery artists continued their awareness campaign in Lindi and Laini Saba. We continue to remind everyone that, although we recognize the challenges in doing so for Kibera residents, the best way to prevent the spread of the virus and keep yourself and everyone around you safe is to…
Kibera News
March 23, 2020

COVID-19: Protecting Kibera

Kibera residents are particularly at risk when it comes to coronavirus because most can't afford protective supplies such as masks and sanitizers, are unable to afford to stockpile food, lack running water in their homes, and need to leave their homes every day to earn a living. In response, we…
COVID-19Kibera News
March 21, 2020

COVID-19 First Phase Efforts

It has been one week since Kenya announced the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country. Although the Kenyan government has instituted several measures aimed at slowing the spread of the disease, there has been a lot of concern about what can be done to protect communities such as…
Kibera NewsPhotography
January 11, 2020

Fires in Kibera

Fires are a major challenge for residents of Kibera and break out several times each month. The cause of the fires is not always known but suspected causes include electrical faults, gas explosions, and the knocking over of lanterns, stoves, and candles. Because homes and businesses are located very close…
Kibera NewsPhotography
December 24, 2019

Heavy Rains in Kibera

Over the last several few months, Kenya has been receiving unusually heavy rainfall. Kibera's proximity to the Ngong River and poor drainage systems make the community especially susceptible to flooding. Residents that live in homes that are built along the river are the most affected. Uweza photography class graduate and…