Gikomba Garment Market-Fires and Resilience

Kenyans have had special affinity for the affordable second hand garments sold at Gikomba market, which was established in the 1950s in Nairobi.  Retailers open up bales of clothes to sell in their iron roof shelters.   According to Raworth (2004), second hand clothes are  donated by rich countries. The garments are freely donated to […]

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