ISSUES: Kibera Olympic: 110815_Kibera_Olympic_004

Kamau {quote}Kelly{quote} Nganga trains with handmade cement weights under the direction of coach Hassan Khalifa, a Nubian. Following the post-election violence of 2007/2008, many Kikuyu Kenyans were forced out of the slum by other tribes and forced to resettle in rural areas. Nganga, a Kikuyu, was protected by his involvement with Youth Reform, and is now one of the few Kikuyus left in Kibera. As a boxer with the Kibera Olympic Boxing Club, the fact that Nganga, a Kikuyu, represents the slum has been a surprise of many government leaders.
SWEAT AND CEMENT

Kamau "Kelly" Nganga trains with handmade cement weights under the direction of coach Hassan Khalifa, a Nubian. Following the post-election violence of 2007/2008, many Kikuyu Kenyans were forced out of the slum by other tribes and forced to resettle in rural areas. Nganga, a Kikuyu, was protected by his involvement with Youth Reform, and is now one of the few Kikuyus left in Kibera. As a boxer with the Kibera Olympic Boxing Club, the fact that Nganga, a Kikuyu, represents the slum has been a surprise of many government leaders.