Kenya: Urban Centres Can Feed Themselves

[The Star]About a year ago, in this column, I told the story of a little girl who lives in Nairobi's Mathare slum. It is a story worth telling again, albeit to make a slightly different point. It was the story of five-year-old Anita who was being treated with Plumpynut, which is a high-energy therapeutic food for starving children. Anita's father makes Ksh. 200 a day (about $2.40).