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Address: Nairobi, Kenya
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Come to give back to the community by helping out at a school. not a tourist attraction - arrange a visit through a reputable or

We visited here and Muthari (another slum) as part of the We the Change foundation which is focused on providing pre-K education to kids in need who would otherwise be wandering... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2013
Beijing, China
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Our family of 8 just recently returned to the United States from Nairobi and we did the Chocolate tour with Octopizzo (Henry). The tour was so worthwhile and life changing. Equally amazing is this young man's willingness to give back to a community that he grew up. Our two small granddaughters ages 9 and 10 were traveling with us so... More 

2 Thank Kellie1633
Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013 via mobile

We visited here and Muthari (another slum) as part of the We the Change foundation which is focused on providing pre-K education to kids in need who would otherwise be wandering the streets before public education begins. The slum itself is not so different from Rocinhas or others in the world you may have seen (built a little differently since... More 

3 Thank Jon1796
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The drainage is not so well done,to start with its not there,its a health hazard especially when it rains you do not wanna visit this place and the area is overpopulated...I hope the government shud take this matter up especially the relevant ministries.

1 Thank Anna M
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

As a slum, it should be rated ***** five stars. It is one of thabiggest in Africa and may be in the world. It is an unforgettable experience. But when you undestand that it is the placewhere lovable Kenyans have to come and rest in after a heavy working day, you would cry.

3 Thank Pierre P
Alesund, Norway
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I was in Nairobi together with a big group, and we spent one day in the slums of Kibera. We visited a school driven by the Children of Kibera foundation and was guided through parts of the slum with a guide. As a foreigner, you should never walk in the slum without a local guide, as this can be very... More 

3 Thank Chiccabom
Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

I remember quite well it was my birthday and i had gone to celebrate it with my friends who manage a children's home in Kibera. I could not avoid looking at the flying toilets which nearly hit me as i was passing a deserted alley.

1 Thank Collosaks
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

This is rated as the one of the world's largest slum. People have no access to basic amenities such as bathrooms. Because of that the residents have invented "flying toilets" where one puts the waste in plastic bag and tosses away in the river which is heavily polluted or on the narrow streets where the people walk. Many non-governmental institutions... More 

3 Thank VirginiaNairobi
Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
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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.

1 Thank Raykey
Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 

4 Thank Tracey B
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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.

1 Thank MuthoniKabugua

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