Nairobi City Pro-Poor Tourism Adventures

Highlights: These are philanthropic tours or Charity slum tours to visit the poor in various parts of Kenya. They are referred to as pro poor tours or charity tours into the slum areas. The clients are requested to make donations or adopt a child in the slums and assist in paying the school fees if possible. They cover Nairobi and Kisumu cities regions in Kenya. This is a three days community based pro poor tourism package which covers the main urban poor areas within Nairobi city council. You will start this tour from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport or from your hotel or residence within the Nairobi city centre and proceed to the various Slums as per the itinerary below:

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Day 1: Nairobi – Kibera Slum Tour:

Upon arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be met by our tour manager who will take you to your hotel for check in. Or if you happen to be staying in Nairobi, you will be met by our tour manager who will handle your tour. Thereafter, you will be taken for a brief tour of Nairobi city before heading to the sprawling Kibera Slum. Kibera slum is considered to be the second biggest slum in sub Saharan Africa following Soweto in South Africa. while in Kibera, you will be taken to meet the HIV orphaned children’s homes, the Kibera Olympic primary school and the Baraka Za Ibrahim School then to Tunza Children’s’ centre where you will see how crowded the class rooms are, due to free primary school system, the day to day activity of the residents, the type of housing and the unavailability of sanitary facilities, lack of normal feeding timetable, the flowing sewage and the businesses undertaken by the local residents.

You will return to your residence dinner and overnight after the daylong tour of Kibera slums.

DSC00658Day 2: Nairobi-Mukuru Slum and Kiambui Slum Tour:

After breakfast, you will be driven to the Nairobi’s industrial area, then into the Mukuru Kayaba where you will visit the local NGO center which has a school, feeding center and the women group activities in the slum. Lunch is taken at a hotel in the industrial Area. In the afternoon, proceed to Kiambiu slum next to the Kenya Air Force base in Eastleigh, here you will meet the slum dwellers, those who do not go to the Nairobi central business district, the primary school and the community leaders who will brief you on the daily chores of these slums.

Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 3-Nairobi- Mathare Slum and Korokocho slum:

After breakfast, you will be driven to the Mathare slum where you will see the new housing development project in the slum. Visit the drug addicts’ rehabilitation center; the school for the HIV orphaned children, and the bank of Nairobi River. Lunch is taken at the nearby Utalii Hotel.
After Lunch proceed to the Korokocho slum where you will be amazed with the number of the roaming children in the slum. Visit the local NGO’s poverty rehabilitation project, the Catholic secondary school, the Market , the local police station and then proceed to the Nairobi city refuse dumping site in Dandora where you will see the biggest heap of refuse in Africa which acts as a source of food and as well as income to the poor who scavenge there every day.

Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Nairobi-Departure:

After breakfast depart for the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight to your next destination.

End of tour.
(Note: This tour can be combined with the other regular Safaris to the wildlife lodges or any others).

Cost: Inquire at info@nicheafricaholidays.com

Cost Includes:

– Transport to the Slums from your hotel or residence and back.
– Tour guiding fee.
-Security team fee while in the slums.

Cost excludes:
– Donations to the project(s) that you may decide.
-Tips to the Tour Guides and porters.

 

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