Action Plan for Nairobi Slums HTML version

Chapter I
The Challenges
The Nairobi Slums
[Getty Images/AFP/Marco Longaro] [Practical Solutions Organization]
The challenges of the Nairobi slums are not going away. Sending in good money after bad will
not solve any of the problems there. As the estimated population in these slums grows to well
over 2 million there will be more mouths to feed, more trash piled up, more sewage, more
disease and less water. Currently the growth of these slums is a huge issue, although HIV/AIDS
is taking a serious dent out of the total number, somewhat slowing the growth.
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