President Uhuru Kenyatta in April 2020 ordered the closure of all schools and tertiary institutions to prevent students from contacting covid19.
four months afterward, kids have learned how to cope with life amid confusion and questions on what date they shall report back to school.

Few kilometers from the Nairobi central business district (CBD) lies a slum-Kibera slum with over 170,000 dwellers. (According to the 2019 Kenya Bureau of Statistics data)

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This is ‘home’ to talented and successful people like Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) CEO Kennedy Odede, the late Kibra Member of Parliament Ken Okoth, Musician Octoptizzo, comedian Felix Odiwour alias Jalang’o, just to mention but a few.

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Proving that Kibra is indeed home to great talents, a primary school boy (Name withheld) is the talk of the town with his architectural designs that have wowed many. The boy is currently being mentored by Art Kibera 360.

Education cabinet secretary Professor Geoge Magoha asked parents to mentor their kids by teaching them skills that would be beneficial to their lives. It now turns out that the parents have heeded his advice.

By By Mercy Mueni

Multimedia journalist

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