KENYA. Nairobi. A woman surviving in the slum of Kibera. She is HIV positive and has lost 5 of her children to AIDS. Average house size is 3-4 square metres for families with 5 children or more. Most people living in Kibera rent their accomodation from landlords.
Kibera is Africa's next largest slum and it is located in Nairobi, Kenya. It houses one million people squeezed into less than a square mile. Most people living in Kibera have little or no access to basic necessities, such as electricity, clean water, toilet facility and sewage disposal. The combination of poor nutrition and lack of sanitation accounts for many illnesses and deaths.