Where water is a gift: The outskirts of Nairobi in pictures

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A female tailor living in her one-roomed house made with corrugated metal sheets. © Anahita Ahmadi
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Two girls from the Masai tribe. In this tribe, literacy for girls has no value and families consider it  just a waste of money. © Anahita Ahmadi
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A family in Gaucho, the suburbs of Nairobi. © Anahita Ahmadi
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The containers that are used to carry water were used for storing fertilisers or oil. The water in basins and pumps is often contaminated. © Anahita Ahmadi
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A school in Amboseli. In this school, children learn to write on the floor without a desk or pen, using only wood and soil. © Anahita Ahmadi
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Water shortages in Kenya mean that large numbers of women and children have to spend up to a third of their day collecting water in hot sunlight from the nearest freshwater source. © Anahita Ahmadi
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A Kenyan woman surrounded by plastic bottles at her home. © Anahita Ahmadi
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More Kenyan children carrying water to their homes. © Anahita Ahmadi
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A Kenyan boy with his thirsty dog. © Anahita Ahmadi
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Children are often tasked with water collection from streams and ponds of drinkable water, which they would have to seek out.
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These girls, who are under the age of 15, have many more responsibilities than boys in the family. © Anahita Ahmadi
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A woman is preparing food outside her house. Due to a lack of living facilities in Gyokucho, which is located on the outskirts of Nairobi, life is very difficult. © Anahita Ahmadi
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A group of children playing on the streets of Kurogochu. © Anahita Ahmadi

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