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Cameras for Kenya


Courtesy photo Niwot resident Lucy Tuck is collecting digital cameras to send to Kibera, for Carolina for Kibera’s photography program for girls living in Kibera.

Most people live in shacks made of mud with a dirt or concrete floor. Only about 20 percent of the people have electricity, and until recently, people did not have water and were getting their water from the Nairobi dam, which was unclean and often caused typhoid and cholera.

This is life in Kibera, Africa’s largest urban slum that is located in Kenya near Nairobi. Last summer, Niwot resident and photographer Lucy Tuck visited the slum with her family while they were on a trip in Africa.

After seeing the conditions the people of Kibera lived in and where the children grew up, her family...

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