A Kenyan COVID-19 notebook: The ‘mama mbogas’ and the path to recovery

“Kenya is an overwhelmingly informal economy. Rather than the multinational companies the government tries to attract, it’s the teeming roadside workshops, dealers, and traders that employ more than 80 percent of Kenyans…’What is driving our country is the informal sector: the ‘mama mbogas’ [roadside vendors] selling tomatoes and living in the slums.'”

via The New Humanitarian