Kikuyu children outside a traditional house, early twentieth century. Apart from temporary shelters in shambas (farms), this form of construction has now given way to the usual breeze-block and corrugated metal roof buildings. Location is possibly Kabete.
Credit: public domain image from the Jackson Davis Collection, Manuscripts #3072, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library. You'll find it and many more at http://www.lib.virginia.edu/speccol/jdavis/