Socio-Economic Dynamics in Slums and Implications for Sanitation Sustainability in Kisumu, Kenya

This paper summarises the findings of SHARE-funded Phd student Sheillah Simiyu whose study sought to understand the relationship between socio-economic dynamics, and sanitation provision and management in the slums of Kisumu, Kenya. It found a mix of social, cultural, economic, tenancy, and relationship dynamics, all of which influence sanitation provision and management. The paper calls for collaboration among various stakeholders and the use of local knowledge dissemination approaches.

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