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April 10, 2015

Debra’s Experiences

On my way home walking, an 'empty' matatu conductor asked if i needed a lift, to which i said 'No thanks, I'm just going over here.'. Th driver started driving off the road and instead drove on the path next to me as i walked. He kept insisting angrily. At this point i just ignored him. He began getting aggressive as he leaned out the window saying something i didn't…
December 11, 2014

Lisa’s story: Wachana na huyo ni…

I was driving home from work one evening. Traffic was extremely bad moving at a snails pace and it was starting to get dark. I had gotten into a four way intersection and everything was back to back, we were all basically fighting to get past in whatever direction. Suddenly there was a matatu on my right side as I was trying to cut me off to get past the…

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A few Good Men

I had the pleasure of witnessing an actual gentleman in these rough times. He stopped a lady at this place I was in and said verbatim “…you look beautiful today.” She had the biggest smile on her face it made me smile too. For all the other men out there, that’s how its done!

Another day

I was stopped at a traffic light heading to pick up my nephew from school with my sister in the car. A street boy sniffing glue on the other side of the street. He saw me and started to walk towards me I would guess to ask for money. When he got to my car … Continued

Who’s fault is it?

I continually fail to understand why I seem to be getting harassed . The other day and again right outside my house while I had gone to the shop to get milk, some guy made dog noises at me and said something like “kama ni mzuri ni mzuri” which translates to if ‘its good its … Continued