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[mass noun], [usually as modifier] (in Kenya) small-scale craft or artisanal work, such as making tools or textiles.
- ‘Many Kenyans work in what is called the jua kali sector, doing day labor in such fields as mechanics, small crafts, and construction.’
- ‘One pertains to the mode of production known in Kenya as jua kali, or "hot sun."’
Kiswahili, literally hot sun (referring to the outdoor nature of the work).
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