May 12, 2016

Kenya building collapse survivor: ‘I thought I was dead until I heard my breathing’ (Part 3)

via Spirits of Nairobi   “I was in the house with my two young kids and my husband because it was raining heavily and was very muddy. One of the children went out and came back running, shouting that people are saying the house is falling.  I just held the […]
May 12, 2016

Kenya building collapse survivor: ” The other occupants who went back to sleep after telling them the house was falling, never woke up’ (Part 2)

This is a construction worker who lived in the house, speaking in this story. “I usually don’t get in the house early because of my work, but in the fateful day I was at home by seven o’clock. I was working on some of my workplace documents and it was […]
May 12, 2016

Kenya building collapse survivors: I saw a huge crack and ran to the 4th floor to save my child (Part 1)

“I came from work around nine o’clock at night. It was raining very heavily so after getting in the house I just removed my soaked clothes and remain with a vest and a short. My wife and two kids had already taken supper, so she served me alone. Just when […]