Once a popular boy’s hobby and pass time while tending livestock, fishing has become Francis Njuguna’s source of livelihood. Armed with several hooks, fishing rods and strings, his day starts at daybreak, to take advantage of the earthworms swept into the marshy Manguo swamp, on the outskirts of Nyahururu town.
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