These vending machines are bringing safe, cheap water to Nairobi slums

Water vending machine set up by community organisation 'Shining Hope for Communities' in Nairobi, Kenya. Image: REUTERS/Baz Ratner

Dominic Kirui

Journalist, Reuters

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