Jennifer Kwamboka, a widow went through a rough time to fight for her matrimonial property. When her husband died, his brothers decided to disinherit Kwamboka and grabbed the land left behind by her late husband.
With little access to running water and other basic infrastructure, this informal settlement is home to about 1.5 million people.
AS the World Social Forum addresses different social, political and human rights, it emerged that globalisation has left Africans poorer than they were before.
Patrick Bond from the Centre of Civil Society in South Africa said globalisation has brought to the continent dark sides with military weapons finding way into the hands of Africans with hard currency.
Massive destruction and depletion of natural resources-forests, land and subsoils– and high population growth has now landed Kenya among 11 Africa countries the World Bank describes as being in the red in their wealth creation.
In its 2005 audit report titled Where is the Wealth of Nations: Measuring Capital for the 21st Century , the bank says with a Wealth Per Capita standing at -11, the country is on a treadmill.
Residents are happy with the initiative, as it has removed the cleaners from the streets in the morning where they used to compete with cars and pedestrians as they swung their brooms to clean the streets.