Dangers in sanitation hurts slum children of Nairobi, Kenya

Dangers in sanitation hurts slum children of Nairobi, Kenya

WNN Improve It (WNN/IRIN) Kisumu slum, Nairobi, KENYA, AFRICA: The odour of human waste is unbearable at the pit latrine behind Nancy Anyango’s house in Manyatta, a sprawling slum in the western Kenya city of Kisumu. Nearby, a heap of rotting garbage lies between long rows of shacks. From a distance, one can hear the […]

(Girls) Right to water and sanitation vital

(Girls) Right to water and sanitation vital

Shanika SRIYANANDA – Sunday Observer Sri Lanka – Tuesday, 29 March, 2011 (originally published 27 March) She goes to work at the tea estate where her mother plucks tea leaves for a daily wage. Climbing the sloppy hilly estate is no mean task for a teenage girl, who starts her day before dawn. Savithri, the […]