20 Ottobre 2013
A changaa worker is testing the boiling of the liquor in an illegal brewery of Mathare slum in Naiorbi. Changaa lillerally means ” kill me quick” and is the illegal liquor produced in the slums of Nairobi. Mathare is a slum of 600 thousand inhabitant and the illegal distilation of –changaa is unfortunatelly one of the economic resources, nearly 30% of the local economy rotate arround this bussiness. The changaa is made out grain of millet , sorghum or maize fermented with water and brown sugar. Sometimes in order to emprove the alcool effect the liquor is alterated with chemical adictive like jet fuel, embalming fluid, batery acid, with the result of a poisinig drink that has caused in many situations the death of the drinkers or their blindness.