Merchants of promises: Challenges facing Busia residents on Sumba Island
It is a lonely feeling being a resident of Sumba island in Busia County. All a person needs to do is walk through the steep and rocky terrain to hear the tales of a people who were
promised a lot, but received little. The little-known island where the first inhabitants settled 50 years ago, has no health facility, lacks security, and has a dilapidated learning institution which is in itself controversial. The residents’ access to healthcare, education, and security has often been curtailed by the very people they elected to represent them.
Ngina Kirori explains more in this special report, Merchants of Promises.
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