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Moore, D. 2020. “No work, no food”: For Kibera dwellers, quarantine not an option. Al Jazeera. Retrieved May 8, 2020.

TM: The global COVID 19 pandemic has sliced the lives of people like a hot knife to butter. During times like these it is the most vulnerable in the society that often times bear the brunt. This has been the reality for the residents of Kibera who despite knowing the threat that COVID 19...Read more

Transcript: 191029_001 Being Researched in Kibera

Transcript from Focus Group Discussion October 29, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: Social Hall in Kibera Participants: 3 men and 2 women who reside in Kibera and have regularly participated (as both subjects and also enumerators) in various research projects; 1 discussion facilitator Discussion...Read more

AO. "Famous with nothing"

AO: This excerpt from the discussion describes the surprise that two of the Kibera residents felt when they found their names mentioned in research reports. One person mentions that his name is in...Read more

AO. Being named in research increases report credibility as well as individual's authority on the subject

AO: This quote highlights how being named in a research report (especially in multiple reports on the same topic/field) can help signal a respondent's expertise on a particular topic and may...Read more

Transcript: 191121_001 Being Researched in Kibera

Transcript from Focus Group Discussion November 21, 2019 10:35 AM – 11:50 AM Location: Social Hall in Kibera Participants: 7 women who reside in Kibera and have regularly participated in one Nairobi-based organization’s research projects; 3 discussion facilitators (women) Discussion conducted...Read more

AS. To Make You Feel Like You Have Done Something

At the onset of the FGD, the women agree that research consists of three aspects: 1) to teach them a skill, such as digital literacy; 2) to further their knowledge about a topic (i.e. the flu and...Read more

Bwire, T. (2020, May 11). They Used To Give Their Kids 3 Meals A Day. Then Came Coronavirus. NPR.Org.

AO: This came to my inbox from the NPR newsletter series "Goats and Soda". It was memorable to me because having just participated in this discussion about...Read more

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