Mjadala 9 Program

THEME: Securing the right to work for the urban poor 
DATE: Friday July 1st 2016, 5.00 - 7.30PM
VENUE: Kenya National Theatre – Main Auditorium, Harry Thuku Rd., opposite the Norfolk Hotel, adjacent to the University of Nairobi and Kenya Broadcasting Corporation.

Event Program

Time Activity Brief
5:00pm Arrival and registration  
5:30pm The Marketeer’s score card A documentary film by Franc Mwangi that explores the relationship between hawkers and County Governments in Machakos, Nairobi and Taita Taveta counties. The Marketeer’s score card recognises hawkers as an economically vulnerable group exploited by rouge county government officials. The production aims at demystifying the perennial challenges faced by hawkers in terms of poor working conditions, unaccounted for taxations and lack of adequate service delivery by County Governments. The documentary further explores the factors that make hawkers opt not to work in designated market places and instead flood the streets to hawk their wares. This documentary creates a platform for dialogue on matters integrity in the management of Kenya’s informal traders.
6:00pm Securing the right to work for the urban poor A panel discussion
7:30pm Closing Snacks and drinks, guest leave at their own pleasure