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[At school] in Mathare I had ambitions of going to high school, a better school, so I used to work
hard … My main aim was to get a scholarship … [But] the environment wasn't that favourable for
learning. Our house setting was a single room; there was no electricity. Just that’s the nature of
learning in the slum area … much tough. [But] I got a scholarship [and] … I got good grades which
took me to the University of Nairobi …

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