Kenya: Water and milk vending machines for Nairobi slums
11 July 2022 | 7:39 am
Many Kenyan households, especially in informal settlements, lack piped water. However, vending machines installed are helping to solve the problem. Moreover, one can vend cooking fuel and milk.
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