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In one of Africa's largest slums, these girls saved to solve a problem

Dozens of young people in the Kibera district of Nairobi have joined a savings club called Mashujaa, which means "heroes" in Swahili. Each member may only contribute a few pennies a day, but it adds up. And it allows the members to make big expenditures that might be out of reach. The deal is, they have to get the whole group's consent first.

Kenyan leaders come together

Kenya's president and the country's main opposition leader sat down to talk today, in a meeting mediated by former United Nations chief Kofi Annan, and meanwhile, there were reports of continuing violence in Kenya

Life in Nairobi's Kibera slum

Some of the worst violence in Kenya has occurred in Nairobi's Kibera slum, and Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Robert Neuwirth, author of the book, "Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters