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Tackling The 'Flying Toilets' Of Kibera

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Nairobi, Kenya - If you have ever attended a music festival, chances are you are familiar with the dreaded panic of looking for the nearest bathroom when nature calls. Now imagine that same panic, but this time being inside your own home.

However, instead of walking down your corridor to the bathroom, you have to walk a few blocks, perhaps in the dark, to the nearest toilet - a hole in the ground, reeking with stale urine and sometimes full of waste, shared by a dozen other families. This is the reality for many slum dwellers in Kenya.

Read the whole story at Al Jazeera