[SLIDESHOW] Sunlight and plastic bottles could be the solution to Kibera's water woes

Demelza Bush

Science from the Swiss cleans water with sunlight.

Sunlight + plastic bottles = Clean drinking water in Africa's largest urban slum

Cyrus Kinyungu

A novel and easy way to disinfect water using freely available solar power is helping to combat the spread of disease in developing countries.

Bird? Plane? No, flying toilet!

Sanitation problems in Kibera have caused outbreaks of cholera, but the new Peepoo bag could be the answer.

Kibera's 'flying toilets' flushed out by peepoo bags

Cyrus Kinyungu

Peepoo bags and drop-off points give those living in Nairobi's Kibera a hygienic and safe solution to dealing with human waste.

MIT class studies Kenyan slum's clinic quandary

Jason Straziuso

The Rod of Asclepius is mistaken as a symbol of snake worshipping in a high quality and nearly free clinic in Kenya's largest slum of Kibera.