As the number of coronavirus cases in Kenya rise, citizens have been advised to stay at home in isolation.
The country begins a 19:00 to 05:00 curfew on Friday.
Informal employment contributes 83% of all jobs in Kenya, with those workers particularly vulnerable, living from pay cheque to pay cheque.
BBC Africa spoke to Esther, a domestic worker in the capital Nairobi.
Video producers: Anne Okumu, Njoroge Muigai and Priscilla Ng’ethe.