Take a slum tour in Kibera, Nairobi
by Esther Bloemenkamp
To experience a part of Kenya unseen by most tourists, visit the friendliest slum of the world in Nairobi. Take a tour to Kibera.
There are guides available, born and living in Kibera, who would like to show you the daily life in their 'city of hope'. See the ways the people of Kibera improve their lives. Become inspired by their resilience and friendliness.
You 'll experience that the people of Kibera will certainly make you feel welcome. A security-guard, well-known in Kibera, will come on the tour to make you feel even more safe.
Tours may include:
* An orphanage/school built by 'mama Tunza'. Meet this impressive woman and look at her work in the childrens home.
* A bead factory: in Kibera everything is being reused and so are also the bones from the butcher. See how these bones turn into beads;
* A typical Kibera-house. Feel welcome in one of the houses in Kibera and ask your questions about the day-to-day live in Kibera;
* The biogas center: a fantastic view over Kibera and picture-point. You can see that also human waste is not wasted here;
* And much more...