Voi woman living inside a tree sparks online debate

Photo of the woman outside a tree home./COURTESY

A homeless woman in Voi, Taita Taveta County, has converted a fallen tree into her home.

The mother of two from Kirutai village has converted the hollow of a fallen baobab tree to home her and her young daughters.

The woman and her children outside their home. They have been living in a tree./COURTESY

A social media user took photos of the woman and her children’s living conditions and posted them online, sparking online debate on where the father of the girls was and how the family of three can be helped.

Inside the treehouse./COURTESY

The lives of the three are at stake as Voi is surrounded by a game reserve and is known for the wildlife.