The Sanitation Crisis in Kenya's Slums

A lack of toilets and sewer lines in the country's informal settlements has led to a hazardous health and safety situation.

  • Kenya:  Human Waste Woes in the Slums

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 27 December 2012

    The odour of human waste is unbearable at the pit latrine behind Nancy Anyango's house in Manyatta, a sprawling slum in the western city of Kisumu. Nearby, a heap of rotting ... read more »

A toilet in Kenya's Mukuru slum