Some East Africans live on less than a dollar a day. Some live in tin shacks with no running water or a toilet. Some East African children have to live in orphanages because they are orphans or they don’t have immediate family members to take care of them. Clearly, there’s need to improve the living conditions of the underprivileged in this society. However, slum and orphanage tourism is not the solution.
If you grew up in the 90s, you might have enjoyed Kenyan confectionery that the current generation knows nothing about.
Street food in Nairobi refers to the inviting snacks hawked on the streets of Nairobi’s downtown as well as in estates. It is definitely something you won’t find in the posh neighbourhoods of Karen and Lavington. However, recently, some Kenyan foods like mutura are sitting next to ice-cream and coffee on the menus of high-end restaurants. But, street food is street food. When you take it to a high-end restaurant, it is just food served in a different ambiance, on expensive cutlery, with an inflated bill.