Towards the end of 2000 Maria Lancaster had hit a rut. She was studying a university course that she was starting to question and her plans for the summer had fallen through. She was questioning everything she believed in and thought she stood for. She was wondering what - if anything - was 'truth' in the world around her.
Kenya is a beautiful country with rich natural resources but it is rocked by corruption. The result is that though most people work hard they are trapped in terrible poverty. Wanjiru Mungai shares her personal experience.