The government’s failure to adopt a labour migration policy has left Kenyan migrant workers in the Gulf region open to abuse, torture and even death.
Domestic workers who migrated to the countries of the Middle East in search of greener pastures are returning to Kenya in body bags as an indifferent government looks on.
How do over 3 million Kenyans abroad navigate life in foreign lands? We will be running this series over the next 8 months in a bid to put life abroad into context. The aim is to add nuance, debunk, and explain what it is like to leave the country and navigate your way in a foreign country while keeping tabs of life and relations back at home in Kenya. Today we are joined by Ms Victoria Ng'eno from Doha, Qatar in our fourth episode on this podcast series.