Children Tag

Dynamics of the street

27 Jan

Every base has a leader, known as a ‘master’ who is typically the eldest. For groups with older members, most masters are aged between 18 and 25. If there is no standout elder, then the master is usually the one who is known to be the most fearless, reckless and respected individual. The master typically […]

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Every street has a society

27 Jan

Bradley decided to see what was what. He took a trip to Kware where he found a spot with a number of street children gathered. Street children often operate in groups, with each one having what they refer to as a ‘base’ – a location at which the group congregate and centre their lives around. […]

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The Riverside Children of Nairobi

27 Jan

A true story and study of Nairobi’s street children and the people working to uplift them. Some names have been changed to protect identities. Capitalis [Eron Hotel, 5th floor, Kirinyaga Road, Nairobi, Kenya] [16/04/18 23:43] I walk to the far side of the hallway and look out north over the open stairway towards Nairobi River. […]

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