Nairobi's Illegal Dumpsites to Become Children's Playgrounds
Governor Mike Sonko has promised to transform all illegal dumpsites into recreational centres where young children would be able to play and nurture their talents. He has already successfully transformed one dumpsite in Kangemi, to a modern playing field.
Nairobi News, 24 July 2018
All illegal dumping sites in Nairobi are expected to be converted into playgrounds for children to help combat one of the city's biggest problems. Read more »
Capital FM, 24 July 2018
All illegal dumpsites within estates in Nairobi County will be converted into state-of-the-art playing fields for children and the youth, Governor Mike Sonko has announced. Read more »
Workmen install equipment at a children’s playground rehabilitated from an illegal dumping site in a section of Kangemi area cemetery.
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