Educate and Feed 85 At-Risk Kids in Kibera, Kenya

 
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Educate and Feed 85 At-Risk Kids in Kibera, Kenya

Educate and Feed 85 At-Risk Kids in Kibera, Kenya

Nursery School Pals

Nursery School Pals
Children from the nursery school stop to pose for a shot outside the school before heading home for the day.

Ready for Recess?

Ready for Recess?
Nursery school children sit down to put their shoes on for recess.

Say Cheese

Say Cheese
Girl student at Nursery School takes a break from learning to smile for the camera. Students enjoy their days at the school and demand for entrance into the school remains extremely high. The school has approximately 85 spots, divided into three classes. Selection involves face-to-face interviews with parents and visits to the children's family to confirm the circumstances of the family.

Walking Home through Trash

Walking Home through Trash
Here, two Nursery School children are walking home through the slums. Kibera is home to 1 million people. The lack of basic infrastructure, like electricity, running water, and sewage systems cause a major health problem for residents. Because there is no public garbage collection, Kibera is notorious for its trash problem, the constant burning of which is detrimental to the health of the population.

At Home With Family of 9

At Home With Family of 9
This Nursery School Student is pictured with her mother and three of her eight siblings in her Kibera home. In light of the current food crisis and pervasive poverty, parents are challenged to find the resources to support large families, which are common in Kibera. Additionally, overcrowding in the tight slum quarters, contributes to the spread of disease, such as tuberculosis, the prevalence of which is highly elevated in Kibera.

Walking Home from School

Walking Home from School
A nursery school student shows the photographer her walk home from school in the Kibera slum.

A view of Kibera

A view of Kibera

Lunch Time!

Lunch Time!

Sports Day in Kibera

Sports Day in Kibera
Nursery school student, Fidel, checks out the events at Sports Day, which was a festive event carried out for the 87 nursery school children at St. Vincent's Nursery School to encourage fun and sporting activities.
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Project Leader

Lucy Kayiwa

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Nairobi, Kenya

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