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A walk through Kibera

Kibera is one of the world's largest informal settlements and it is located just outside of Nairobi. There are just over a million people that live on 2.5 square kilometers in structures made of mud and tin sheets. Most structures are no more than 8x10 and often large families share the space. Most of Kibera residents live in extreme poverty, earning less than $1.00 per day. Unemployment rates are high. Persons living with HIV in the slum are many, as are AIDS cases. Cases of assault and rape are common. Just a few years ago, the number of sexual assaults or rapes upon young females or women in Kenya was 40,500 and that was noted as a conservative number. Clean water is scarce. One in five c