While growing up I never gave a thought to how difficult it was for some people to access school uniform; it was something that I took for granted until recently when I did an assignment for the Dignitas Project in Kawangware, Nairobi. I came face to face with realities of poverty and it took me back to primary school where some children constantly had dirty and worn-out school uniform. What some teachers and students thought was carelessness could just have just been poverty. The Dignitas Project works with schools in informal settlements in Nairobi.You could see the joy in these […]
PEOPLE, my blog today is about people, every assignment I have done has meant I interact with people.They could be farmers in Eldama Ravine, nomads in Wajir, a teacher in Kangemi, a child in Kibera or even a fisherman in Mbita. The beauty in all this is how receptive these people are and what joy they have in letting a total stranger into their world. I enjoy travelling and meeting people and the diversity you find in Kenya and East Africa will astound you, so much joy, so much hope in such a crazy world. I give you people, people […]
I finally decided it’s time Kevin Ouma had a page exclusively dedicated to documentary work, where my first love is as a photographer. This is hope is the beginning of a great adventure for you my readers as well as for me as a photographer. Dive in as we explore the beauty that Kenya offers and the many people and place we shall interact with in pictures. I will do my best to give you something every week and on different topics from different places. KARIBU!