by Linda Musiime
As I move through Kibera, the largest urban slum not only in Nairobi but in Africa, a group of young men emerge from inside the slum onto the street. One of them whom I’m assuming is the leader shouts “Wana…Wanaume” and the rest of his comrades respond with “Eeeehhh”. Quite interesting to hear them chant as this is how their leader communicates to them before issuing any instructions. Clearly a motivational method to do a heavy lifting job and they do a good job by the way. What is their job exactly? You may wonder. These young men carry electricity poles through some really narrow paths and through some houses to take them to where they will be erected.
by Nabwire Bellamine
Growing up, I’ve been blessed enough to have parents who were able to provide me with some of the best things in life, a privilege that I now realize, I've taken for granted for far too long.
Kenya Power has made notable steps towards electrifying Kenya in recent years. Gone are the days electricity in homes was a reserve for urban residents and the Kenyan upper class, thanks to Kenya Power efforts. Electricity is now at arm's length of any Kenyan resident.
by Victoria Wangui Wanjohi
Former coffee farmers turned to dairy farmers; that is the new life of the people of Githunguri in recent years. This community are huge entrepreneurs in the Dairy industry with the well-known Githunguri Dairy Farmers Co-operative Society, “Fresha” being their product. The farmers in this area have benefited from developments in agricultural technology and electrification in their homes making life much easier and beneficial to a community.