In Kahawa Soweto, a slum on the northeast edge of Nairobi, Kenya, children chase each other down a narrow dirt road, passing women with water jugs.
It’s a densely packed area, and it’s not just people that live here.
“We have (chickens) here,” says Regina Wangari as she opens the door to a shack that she recently converted into a coop. “Outside we have almost 20 of them — here in the ghetto.”
Wangari lets the chickens roam freely around the slum, nibbling on bits of garbage and grass.
She also raises other animals. In a tight alley behind her shack, she keeps a dozen goats.
And in a shanty nearby, she has rabbit cages stacked from floor to ceiling. There are more than 400…
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