Essays about: "Nairobi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 essays containing the word Nairobi.

  1. 1. The inclusion and exclusion of Somali communities as seen through the publicness of space in Nairobi and Stockholm

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Julia Bürgi; [2018]
    Keywords : Somali; public space; Setha Low; Nairobi; Stockholm; technologies of control; flourishing society; inclusion; exclusion;

    Abstract : The neighborhoods of Eastleigh in Nairobi, Kenya and Rinkeby in Stockholm, Sweden are both home to Somali populations that have burgeoned over the last 25 years. While situated in vastly different urban contexts, the Somali communities in each location have needs related to public space, particularly when considering their status in both places as a minority group that is often marginalized by Kenyan and Swedish societies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessing individual water and sanitation insecurity : A novel tool to track universal access, the case of Mukuru informal settlements in Nairobi.

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Adriana Lucia Soto Trujillo; [2018]
    Keywords : SDG 6 monitoring; water and sanitation insecurity; informal settlements;

    Abstract : Securing universal, safe, inclusive and affordable water and sanitation services, as targeted by SDG 6, is a challenge for urban settings. Particularly in informal settlements of Mukuru, Nairobi, were its crowded population, insecure land tenure and location in areas prone to environmental hazards places their inhabitants at greater risk of water and sanitation insecurity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Political Participation in the Kibera Informal Settlement in Nairobi, Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Clara Brandt; [2018]
    Keywords : Political participation; urban poor; informal settlement; Kenya; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This paper attempts to expose the factors influencing political participation in the Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. To this end, an extensive survey was carried out in three of the five political wards in Kibera. READ MORE

  4. 4. Discrimination and stigma – an interview study with nurses concerning persons living with HIV/AIDS in Nairobi

    University essay from Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för vårdvetenskap; Ersta Sköndal högskola/Institutionen för vårdvetenskap

    Author : Doruntina Bekteshi; Shukri Sharif; [2018]
    Keywords : HIV AIDS; Kenya; Nurse; Approaching; Caring;

    Abstract : Background: There are approximately 1.5 million people living with HIV in Kenya. The prevalence is at a lower level than at the peak of the epidemic because of free antiretroviral treatment, education and new methods to HIV testing. READ MORE

  5. 5. A comparison study of PV and battery technologies for EWB off-grid electrification projects in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Felix Vedin; Camilla Sandström; [2018]
    Keywords : PV; Photovoltaic; Solar cells; Solar panels; Batteries; Africa; Sub-Sahara; Mikronät; Comparison; Case study; Simulation; Manual; EWB; Engineers without borders; Solceller; Solpaneler; Batterier; Afrika; Sub-Sahara; Mikronät; Jämförelse; Simulation; Manual; Ingenjörer utan gränser;

    Abstract : Only 10 % of the rural population in Sub-Saharan Africa has access to electricity. At the same time the Sub-Saharan countries are close to the equator and get many sun hours a day, leading to a huge potential for solar energy. READ MORE