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Lesson from Rwanda: Should poverty be an excuse to be dirty?

Two weeks ago, I saw a doormat written, “Did you call first?” I found it to be very funny because it reminded me of a behaviour that human beings have pertaining to house visits. There are many reasons why people like to be called in advance before they’re visited. In my experience, I’ve found these

By Purity Wanjohi 4 months ago
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Three reasons why plastic recycling doesn’t work in Kenya.

Recycling is seen as an easy and fairly popular way of mitigating climate change in the world. And Kenya has not been left behind since we use a lot of plastic in our daily lives. Each year, Nairobi generates over half a million tons of plastic waste. Out of this, only 15% is recycled and, only

By Purity Wanjohi 4 months ago
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Urban Agriculture and its valuable non-food products.

When my father started growing vegetables outside our house in Nairobi, it was out of sheer love of farming. At the time, I didn’t know that what my Dad was doing was ‘Urban Agriculture’ since I hadn’t heard of the term before. I have many memories from this small urban farm. Memories of being taught

By Purity Wanjohi 8 months ago