Katy Fentress

Observing, Understanding, Exploring, Eating, Drinking

Archive for April 2013

Community Mapping in Nairobi Slums

In Nairobi, like in many other expanding urban centres around the world, residents of informal settlements make up well over half the population of the city. Many of Nairobi’s informal settlements trace their origins back to the pre-independence area, while many more have sprung up in recent years, largely as a result of increase levels of migration from the countryside. What most of these informal settlements have in common is […]

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Hello World!

Does WordPress no longer start out blogs with that greeting? Have things changed since the last time I blogged? Has it really been that long? Well, whatever it is, I’ve decided to finally start keeping a blog again. Still slightly unclear about the details though. I thought I might post a few of my top articles from URB.im to start with and then continue by make a little chronicle of […]

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