Item author
Louise Smith
Item Created
27 Sep 2009
Photo taken on
26 May 2009 8:45 pm

Cultural representative Jane having breakfast in Kibera with her family

Context of the observation

Cultural represnetative, Jane, eats a simple breakfast of tea and bread with jam, with her family in the morning. Living in Kibera, a simple breakfast is comprised of many steps to put together such a breakfast. Fetching water from the community spigot, cooking the water with a gas stove. Because of the time that such simple activities consume, she spends around 4 hours every morning preparing her home and family for the day.



2 Questions & 0 Responses

Jane spends 4 hours cleaning, and preparing her family, consuming a great deal of time before work – how might this affect her way to and from work?

Louise Smith
27 Sep 2009

What could be the effects if individuals interpret every day difficulties as barriers, and not just anomalies as barriers?

Dancan Omondi Odhiambo
27 Sep 2009