3 months after the bulldozers moved in to clear the route of a new link road, demolishing thousands of homes plus schools, clinics, and children’s centres, the situation is far from ideal. So what has happened?
Following the demolition of her home, Grace found herself exploited by someone tasked with keeping her safe. Thankfully, Future Stars could step in and offer her sanctuary. Grace is the fourth child making her home at the centre as a direct consequence of the government’s road construction project through Kibera.
Another boy, Emmanuel, joins Future Stars having been displaced during demolition in Kibera. We hope he will be reunited with his family soon but, for now, he remains safe at the centre.
The destruction of a section of Kibera to make way for a link road has affected thousands. For two boys, Future Stars has provided imperfect security amidst tragedy. Find out what happened …
On February 9th 2018, fire broke out in an area of Kibera adjacent to the Future Stars Development Centre. Despite a heroic effort to quench the flames, 80 homes were completely destroyed and families left homeless and destitute, including 10 children attending the school at Future Stars.
On February 2nd 2018, violence erupted following the arrest of self-declared National Resistance Movement (NRM) general Miguna Miguna. Soon, the actions of both protesters and police were felt at Future Stars and the school was forced to close.
The cholera outbreak in Nairobi and Kibera 2017 is frightening. What are the facts about this deadly disease? And what does the outbreak mean for the children of Future Stars?