Nairobi's Slum Realities: Crime, Development, and Motorcycle Boys

Nairobi's slums, sprawling informal settlements home to millions, are rife with crime and poverty. The city's high unemployment rate has led to an increase in criminal activity, particularly robberies and drug dealing. However, amidst the challenges, there have also been efforts at development, with organizations working to improve housing, sanitation, and education. One notable aspect of these slums is the presence of motorcycle boys, or boda boda riders, who provide cheap and convenient transportation while also engaging in illegal activities such as drug trafficking and carrying out crimes. The reality of Nairobi's slums is a complex interplay of crime, development, and the challenges faced by marginalized communities.