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Address: Nairobi, Kenya

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Mission work at Kibera

Visited Kibera for charity works with some missionaries and it was wonderful touching a life. This is a big slum outside Nairobi.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Visited Kibera for charity works with some missionaries and it was wonderful touching a life. This is a big slum outside Nairobi.

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Kibera can be confronting at first to foreign visitors, but witnessing first hand the positive development work Amani Kibera performs the community leaves one feeling inspired. Amani Kibera are a community-based organisation established by a group of young people who have grown up in the slums. Thus, they know exactly what their community needs, and they are working hard to... More 

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nairobi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Let me see how to put this nicely..... bad roads, broken sewage pipes all over, pot holes filled with smelly water and i was leered at alot but i was also greeted plenty by little kids.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

So much poverty and the conditions here are awful. ................................The human wast is strewn all over the floor the only good thing is the spirit in the youth otherwise it is a total dystopia......

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Eye opening must-see for any visitor. Very safe in the daytime. Go with a local person so you do not get lost. As a "white" person, I have visited many times and brought many visitors. No one is ever the same after visiting for the first time.

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

It just shows how our government has failed us in reducing poverty levels and creating employment :(

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

the place is poorly sanitated,the ironsheet house giving it a bad look,exposing how bad the place can be.its too unsafe to be there because of insecurity.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

It is really sad to see people living in these conditions. It is not safe in Kibera, it is filthy and dirty. If you ever think you have things bad, go visit Kibera

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Although it has been mostly ignored by kenyan government and service providers, Kibera has a life of its own. It bustles with creativity borne of a population that refuses to play victim and has its own neighbourhood pride. It's own micro breweries, cinemas, shops, products, architecture. I salute Kibera!

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Brooklyn, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

I wrote a review of the tour under a different heading. I was so impressed with the enthusiasm of this amazing young man who is doing so much for his community. Once more I am going to try to post photos taken during our walking tour. For some reason, when I tried to post them previously, they were not approved... More 

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Location: Africa  >  Kenya  >  Nairobi

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