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Community based pro poor tourism which covers the main urban poor areas
NAH 22P - 3 Days Nairobi Pro Poor Tour
(Community based pro poor tourism which covers the Nairobi urban poor areas)
Day 1-Nairobi - Kibera Slum Tour
Upon arrival, you will be met by our tour manager who will take you to your hotel to check in. After which you will be taken for a brief tour of Nairobi city before heading to the sprawling Kibera Slum considered the biggest slum in sub Saharan 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 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. After Dinner we have an overnight stay at a hotel of your choice in Nairobi.
Day 2-Nairobi-Mukuru 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 this slum. 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 everyday. Return to your hotel for dinner and overnight.
Niche Africa Holidays offer customized tours of the Kibera slum and its facilities all year round. All profits made are donated to a specific slum activity.