It is the underrated, highly motivated, hard-working Nairobi citizens that make the city the eclectic, vibrant, advanced, international hub of Africa that it is known for.  

The following photos tell stories of the people who make up Nairobi's backbone. 

Meet Schola, Househelp Extraordinaire

The photos below were taken for a piece written for the Seattle Globalist, titled How I got over the guilt and hired a housekeeper in Kenya.

Meet Steve, Taxi Drive Extraordinaire

A remarkable driver, father, friend, and comedian, Steve is an expert in all things Nairobi navigation.

Read more of Steve's story here