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The first half of 2020 has been brutal to the oil and gas industry in Kenya. First came the news that the joint venture partners of Kenya’s first oil development project - Tullow and Total - had launched a joint sale of their stakes in Project Oil Kenya. Then came the C OVID -19 pandemic, and the...
Evans Momanyi Mugambi
Evans Momanyi Mugambi is a 32-year-old father of four. He lives with his spouse and young children in Kibera. Before the Covid-19 pandemic struck, Mugambi used to work as a driver – transporting commercial goods and personal parcels for clientele who have since dissapeared. “The coronavirus has...
Priscilla Ngilla
Priscilla Ngilla is a 47-year-old mother of two – a young boy and girl. She worked as a school cleaner before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, and washed clothes for rich clients on the side to earn up to 2,000 KES ( € 16.57) on some days. Since the pandemic struck, private school closures and the...
Emmaculate Onyango
Emmaculate Onyango is a 25-year-old mother of three children who also is the main breadwinner for a household of 7 people. Onyango used to juggle a series of odd jobs to make a living before the Covid-19 pandemic. Her primary source of income was washing clothes for wealthy clients in Nairobi, and...
Robina Kwamboka
Robina Kwamboka is a 60-year-old woman taking care of four children, by herself in the Kibera informal settlement. To earn a living, Robina works as a cabbage saleswoman, on commission from other traders. Since the pandemic struck, the construction workers that used to buy Priscilla’s cabbage no...
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