Feeling lonely can also have a negative impact on your mental health, especially if these feelings have lasted a long time. You may choose to be alone and live happily without much contact with other people, while others may find this a lonely experience or you may have lots of social contact, or be in a relationship or part of a family, and still feel lonely – especially if you don't feel understood or cared for by the people around you.
In Kibra a majority of the population are poor and hence lonely due to their status in the society. This month we encourage the people of Kibra to watch out to the following circumstances that make them more vulnerable to loneliness. For example, if you: