Nairobi's Kibera Slums Charity Tour

Nairobi's Kibera Slums Charity Tour - 4 hours


"This is a four hour excursion Charity tour of Kibera slums. This tour is recommended for a business traveler(s), church missionary, a journalist(s), and a business executive who would like to have a quick feel of slum life in Kenya. Or it can be done before or after a normal safari as part of a City Tour. This excursion is famous for those who would like to visit Kibera slums as first visitors and it is preferred for both the foreigners and the Kenyan populace who have never visited the Kibera Slums or those who will want a repeat of the Kibera Slums". This is a charity tour; those who tour Kibera are expected to donate towards the alleviation of poverty and upgrading of the Slum conditions of livelihood.


9am - 1 pm - Nairobi City Centre - Kibera Slums Charity Excursion

This is an escorted tour which starts  at 9am from your destination/hotel from the city centre and goes through the Ngong road past Uchumi Supermarket, turn left just next to the Nakumatt Supermarket. Pass by the DO headquarters through to Bombolulu stage where you start to descend into the three (3) kilometer Main Kibera slum road. Visit the Soweto Village homesteads, and then continue to the Curio (handcrafts) Workshop where you will witness how those living in the Kibera slums are innovative in making ornaments out of animal bones. Continue with visits of the Nursery schools and pass by to see the Water vender and the Shower shop as you meet other slum dwellers mingling with you as they carry on with their daily chores. Turn right past the roadside fish mongers into the Biogas plant, the only one of its kind in Africa which will use human waste as its raw material in the production of Biogas which will be used as cooking gas as well as lighting about 200 households once it is accomplished and commissioned.

Proceed to the Baraka Za Ibrahim School which is a charitable school, run with the donations from well wishers and caters for lower and upper levels of education starting from Nursery to Secondary level. It has boarding facilities for few Orphaned boys and girls, a small kitchen and a laboratory not to mention a ramshackle over crowded staff room in the centre of  this tiny overcrowded institution.

Proceed to the other homesteads including those of the tour guides and security team members and witness their life styles in the slums. Pass by a popular pub within the slum for a drink, if you so wish, and pass over the bridge unto the Railway line. You may be lucky to witness the train pass on the railway line amidst the tin roofed houses with human beings and animals (goats, dogs, chickens crossing the railway line at the same time). Cross the railway line into the Centre housing the sick and share your moment with these deserving mothers and children of the slum.

End the tour with your decision as to where you will donate the profits of your tour. Our tour manager and tour guide will then hand over to you the profits for you to donate to a deserving project /activity of your choice.

Return to the City Centre or your hotel ready for lunch before your formal departure to the next destination or Rest.

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Cost: In US$

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Validity 1 Jan - 31 Dec

Cost Includes:

  • Service of an English speaking driver guide
  • Cost for Security team during the tour
  • Transport to Kibera slums and back to your Hotel or Residence
  • Driver allowances
  • Any applicable taxes

Cost Excludes:

  • Extras  -tips, drinks or any other personal expenses
  • Donations to a project of your choice.

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