There is a saying that your misfortune is a fortunate of another person. This is evident in our day to day operations whereby another person benefits from the problems that others go through. Even with the current covid-19 pandemic, there are people who earns alot through selling of mask, making of hospital beds among others.
In a pictures covered by the standard photographer and shared on Facebook, the ongoing demolitions at Mukuru wa Njenga has left many people homeless and property worth millions destroyed. The Demolition is aimed to pave way for the construction of new road that cuts across the slum.
A group of youth in the area have taken advantage of the situation to earn money from the hopeless evacuated individual who owns the demolished structures. They buy the scrap metals at a price of Ksh 15 per kilo.
Considering the fact that there are many metals from the slum which they were brought down, the youth have turned them into business as way of helping the victims earn something out of the waste.
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