News

Date:
1 August 2012
Country:
Kenya
Title:
Kenya's Hardest Hit
Publication:
Morning Star Online
Reporter:
Elliot, Caroline.
Description:

This article looks at the plight of the more than 2.5 million Kenyans who struggle to feed their families as street traders on low incomes, and the impact of the absence of a legal framework that protects their rights to their livelihood. It also discusses the impact of the global economic recession and increasing costs on these workers, and cites the Inclusive Cities global economic crisis studies. It also talks about KENASVIT's work to improve life for Kenya's vendors.


For complete information on these studies, see:

No Cushion to Fall Back On: The Global Economic Crisis and Informal Workers (Horn 2009)

Coping with Crisis: Lingering Recession, Rising Inflation, and the Informal Workforce (Horn 2011)

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