Life after QES: Caro’s Chilies from Makadara Sub-County Food and Farm Market

Caro's Chilies that she never transplanted into pots Before I narrate the story behind Caro's chilies, here is the conversation that informed my writing this time; Akdoshe in this conversation is myself, Agnes. I didn't know they referred to the market as mine! On Friday the 28th of February, 2020, my colleague Veronicah Kisilu and … Continue reading Life after QES: Caro’s Chilies from Makadara Sub-County Food and Farm Market

Organized Inaccessibility: The Challenges of the Urban Carless in Abbotsford

“The ‘matatus’ (public transit vehicles) are rowdy, chaotic and disorganized.” These have always been my thoughts about the public transit vehicles in Kenyan cities. I never thought I’d miss the chaos that penetrates deep into the residential areas with the city centre as the focal point. Holding a new transit schedule, confused and overwhelmed, my … Continue reading Organized Inaccessibility: The Challenges of the Urban Carless in Abbotsford