Ghetto radio beauties started a campaign under the hash tag #AsanteMamaKE to appreciate mothers living in slum areas.
The two day campaign is aimed at appreciating mothers who may not be able to celebrate themselves this coming mothers day.
On Wednesday May 9th the team toured Nairobi’s Githurai, Mathare, Kayole and Kiambiu area.
Mathare’s Amina Agushe Mohamed received a special mother’s day hamper for her fight for women’s rights in the area.
Amina says she has fought for the girl child for the past thirteen years and even with the threats on her life, her spirit has never been deterred.
“Some of these women are lured from Ethiopia using fake jobs then end up being married off only to be left after giving birth. The job has
Another lucky mother was 22 year old Mary Wangare, a mother of four who sells vegetables by the road side to fend for her kids.
Wangare says that life has not been easy for her as she was recently evicted from her house due to rent arrears.
Her husband also walked out of the relationship forcing her to raise their four kids alone.
“I walked with the kids in the middle of the night looking for a house where we could sleep after the landlord kicked us out.” Says Mary
The Asante Mama KE campaign team will today tour Kawangware, Mukuru, Kibera and Kangemi areas.