Life of Poor Women in World’s Third Largest City of Karachi
Karachi is not just the biggest city of Pakistan but is also the world’s third largest city in terms of population. How does such a densely populated city affect the lives of its poor female residents? Let’s find this out in the video below.
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Jobs Inside Kenya’s Largest Slums
Visiting a slum in Kenya was like stepping into another world, from a humongous five star hotel to crowded, dusty streets. Everything in less than 10 minutes. Being honest, this was not a completely new experience for me, as I am used to seeing and living between disparities. I was […]
The New City: Slums – The Problem of Sustainable Urban Population Growth and Infrastructure Development in Africa’s Cities
In the year 2008, for the first time in history, over half the global population were urban-dwellers. By 2030, more than 60 per cent of people are projected to live in cities. Where will these demographic shifts be seen? Africa and Asia’s urban […]
Transforming Kibera: David’s Story
The inspiring story of one young man: 19-year-old David Were lives in Africa’s largest slum where polluted water, disease and safety are daily concerns. He tells his story in his own words. watch the video The material available via this link was produced by the United Nations.