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In this sprawling city within a city, fighting coronavirus requires solidarity

The pandemic is another obstacle the community must tackle together in Kibera, one of the largest informal urban settlements in Kenya.

Ruth Kavana, a single mother of four, inside her house in Kibera. When the coronavirus emerged in Kenya, she closed her business selling eggs, potato chips, and smokies, a popular sausage snack, for a month.

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