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Doctorante en sociologie (2019-2022)
ED355 « Espaces, Cultures, Sociétés », Aix-Marseille Université



Sujet du doctorat “The lived experiences of the urban poor and their implication on the sustainability of poverty alleviation programmes. The case of Kamukunji slum, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya”
sous la direction de : Valerie Golaz (INED, LPED)

Description du projet
This study looks at how urban poor residing in informal settlements meet their needs on a day to day basis ; their involvement in government and non-governmental programmes which are meant to improve their standard of living and how this affects the sustainability of these programmes. Using Biographic approach, this study aims to constructs the everyday lives of the poor across time and space. Additional data will be collected through Observation and unstructured interviews with residents of Kamukunji slum. Key informant interviews will be conducted with selected Government and Non-Governmental Organization’s Officers involved in social welfare administration.

Experience de travail

  • Since 2013, I am assistant lecturer at the department of Sociology and Psychology, Moi University, Kenya. My work entails
    1. Teaching Social Work undergraduate courses
    2. Supervision of departmental student’s field practice
    3. Supervision of undergraduate research projects
  • From 2004 to 2012, I worked in SOS Children’s villages, Kenya ; implementing Health and Social- economic programmes for needy children and their families in informal settlements in Nairobi and Eldoret, Kenya.

Parcours académique
2007 – Masters in Arts : Counselling Psychology, Kenyatta University, Kenya
2000 – Bachelor of Arts : Social Work, University of Nairobi, Kenya


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