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The fears of domestic workers who can’t stay at home

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As the number of coronavirus cases in Kenya rise, citizens have been advised to stay at home in isolation.The country begins a 19:00 to 05:00 curfew on Friday.Informal employment contributes 83% of all jobs in Kenya, with those workers particularly vulnerable, living from pay cheque to pay cheque. BBC Africa spoke to Esther, a domestic…

As the number of coronavirus cases in Kenya rise, citizens have been advised to stay at home in isolation.

The country begins a 19:00 to 05:00 curfew on Friday.

Informal employment contributes 83% of all jobs in Kenya, with those workers particularly vulnerable, living from pay cheque to pay cheque.

BBC Africa spoke to Esther, a domestic worker in the capital Nairobi.

Video producers: Anne Okumu, Njoroge Muigai and Priscilla Ng’ethe.

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