Author: AMURT

END INEQUALITIES. END AIDS. END PANDEMICS. Every year, the world marks AIDS Day on December 1 to remember those who lost their lives to Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)-related illness, and highlight the work done to eliminate the epidemic. The day is also observed to extend support...

"I baked myself to self-sufficiency" Getrude Adhiambo during a baking session at the safe space in Tudor Ward. She bakes Cupcakes and marble cake on order.     Twenty-three-year-old Getrude Adhiambo was raised in Tudor Slums in Mombasa County.  She vividly recalls how she was enrolled to...

Background [caption id="attachment_17018" align="alignright" width="443"]           Stacy outside her family home in Mathare slums[/caption] Hope has been like the sun to Stacy because her journey has cast a shadow of burden behind her. If it were not for hope, her heart would have...

[caption id="attachment_17002" align="alignleft" width="434"] Patricia performs her housekeeping duties.[/caption] Background Patricia Mbula is a 22-year-old DREAMS Innovation Challenge beneficiary from Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. She is the second child in a family with four children and lives with her single mother and siblings in a one-room...