I Saw Light

This images like my previous post, form part of images I took while on assignment with UNDP (united nations development program) Kenya.The main brief of this assignment was to take images that depict Kenya, the land and the people in a beautiful way as well as provide UNDP Kenya with stock images that they can then use for their own internal publications.In this post, my subject is light, something that fascinates me a lot and I have come to love.  

UNDP Kenya

I have recently been involved in an assignment that meant taking pictures for about 30 days for UNDP Kenya,program work as well as images to add to their internal image bank.It was a very good experience and here are some of my favourite images from the assignment.

Duka You Go To

I did an assignment that involved profiling duka owners in Nairobi’s informal settlements.This is part of a program that aims to empower small-scale duka operators.Most Kenyans earn a living directly or indirectly through the informal sector, recognising this, it helps to give basic business training as well as help with merchandising and linkages to manufacturers for better pricing.This is smart duka.  

Cancer, A Case

There was a time when you could count on one hand the number of people who died or recovered from cancer in Kenya, either for the lack of statistics or no one came out.As we stand now, most families have had at least one person die from cancer, recovered from cancer or has been diagnosed with cancer.The cost of cancer treatment is expensive in most parts of the word so you can imagine how bad it is a developing country like Kenya.Faraja cancer support is a charity organisation that is working on raising funds to support cancer patients.Together with 5 […]

MPESA For Life

Most of us, if not all use MPESA for one thing or another, paying for utilities to making purchases at the duka, sending money to family etc.About 5 years ago Safaricom, the parent company of Mpesa launched a foundation in its name.The Mpesa foundation has helped improve maternity services in parts of Samburu by building a Maternity ward and purchasing much-needed equipment.This has improved lives of mothers and nursing children.One of the biggest help to the people in Samburu is the health mobile app that assists community health workers with records of mother and child while in the field, now […]

My Peace I Share With You

A few weeks ago I went down to Lake Victoria Kenya on the Island of Mfangano, the circumstances of my going were sad, to say the least, I went to lay to rest a loved one. This was not an easy trip, but in it, God was able to show me the beauty of His creation, this gave me peace, a peace that I choose to share with you.

Safaricom Capture Kenya

In 2013 safaricom Kenya Ltd started using young kenyan photographers to do pictures for their calendar.Now, the Safaricom calendar is a big deal both inside and outside the organisation so to do it is a great affair.The campaign was dubbed capture Kenya.In 2014 I was one of the photographers selected to be part of this campaign.It was a good ten days of showcasing Kenya’s beauty that culminated in the 2015 calendar where three of my pictures got picked for June, July and September for the calendar.Here are some of my favourite from the campaign.

All In A Uniform

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

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 […]