The thriving entrepreneurial spirit in Kibera, the largest urban slum in Africa, was unmistakable. Almost everyone I met had started their own small business providing goods or services for the community.
To earn a living, this woman was selling buckets of coal, which is used for fuel to cook, to families in her neighborhood.
It wasn't until my negatives were developed that I noticed the writing on the wall behind her: Empower Children
This young man shared a little art studio with a few friends, where they painted landscapes to be sold on the streets of Nairobi. He told me he started painting by copying pictures in magazines, but now he paints from his imagination.