How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

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The seller of goods on the street, going from door to door, is one of the most common professions in the African world, both in remote areas and in slums of the big cities. Sold by going with the goods on his back in this situation, characteristic of those who used to take care of himself, and invent your own occupation.

This is a gross development changing, developing economic process. Slums are not only places extreme survival: a closer look at them reveals that they are self-generated sites, an ever-expanding economy. The seller and his product - "LEDs" consumer needs and even whims community.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Masai Lessiamon 25 years, selling drugs and traditional medicines in the slums of Mathare in Nairobi. In its plastic canister antimalarial syrup for 30 Kenyan shillings per glass.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Daniel Ndunyu 24 years old, he sells stuffed animals, using his bike as a warehouse.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

George Odongo sells hats and clothes for children in Kosovo.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Peter Omondi and Jair Kimani, 32 and 27 years. They craftsmen street, repaired damaged plastic pipes, melting silicone hot iron. They go to the slums with a metal tank in which they are kept constantly hot soldering iron and carbon.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Johnston Mutunga, 21 years old. Sold by pesticides in the slums of Mathare. He earns 200 Kenyan shillings a day, wears a hat in the form of a mouse, to attract the attention of buyers.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

In the photo Muradzhe Tiong - old salesman, he had 13 children. He sells handmade wooden spoons, brooms and straw baskets.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

George Nyong trades shades. It earns about 1,000 shillings a day (he sells them for 500 shillings, but more than half of the money goes to the Indian dealer).

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

William Teg, 24 years old. He sells 10 minute ride on a camel for 10 shillings per trip. He is not the owner of the animal, and therefore pays 300 shillings each day the owner of a camel, his daily income is about 500 shillings.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Nyag Josh, 29 years old. Josh sells Liski in the slums of Mathare. His salary of 400 shillings per day. He has 3 children.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Peter Boniface, "Kokoteni" sitting on his cart. He sells water cans for 20 shillings a canister, in the slums of Mathare to Istleyt area Kariobidzhi in eastern Nairobi. He earns 360 shillings per truck.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

David Oteyno, 18 years old, he earns 400 shillings, collecting plastic bottles in Korogocho, Dandora, Mathare slum.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Ben sells the SIM card 100 shillings each for the Kenyan / British telephone company.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Peter ABEK, 22 years old. The student who sells pots in the slums of Nairobi. He earns 250 - 400 shillings, half of the money goes to the Indian wholesaler.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Jack shoe shiner, working in the district Hurum Mathare slum, cleaning a pair of shoes worth 150 shillings.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Nyag Josh, 29 years old. Josh sells brooms in the slums of Mathare. His salary of 400 shillings per day. He has 3 children.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Mr Jack engaged cleaning shoes, running in Mathare slum, the cost of cleaning a pair of shoes 150 bob.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

David and Mike 18 and 19 years, they sell second-hand sneakers in the slums. Their wages of about 3,000 shillings a day.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Jimmy Kariuki selling hats with bicycle in the slums of Mathare.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Rango Bernard, 17 years, he speaks with the "puppet theater" in front of primary school pupils Mathare schools. During the performance, he asks for a few shillings to each child.

How are street vendors in the slums of Nairobi

Eye Dan, 41 years old, he weighs the people at my old weights for 10 shillings and sells used hangers and headphones are probably found in landfill Dandora.

John Vambuyo, he was 26 years old, he sells watermelon chunks, and earn 10 shillings for a piece.