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Kibera New Village, Nairobi

Kibera New Village, Nairobi

a selective appraisal of a courtyard housing scheme.

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Published by University of Nairobi, Housing Research and Development Unit in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kibera (Kenya),
  • Kenya,
  • Kibera.
    • Subjects:
    • Courtyard houses -- Kenya -- Kibera.,
    • Land use -- Kenya -- Kibera.,
    • Kibera (Kenya) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUniversity of Nairobi. Housing Research and Development Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7466.6.K43 K535 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 leaves :
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4127499M
      LC Control Number80100582

      Nairobi — Food vendor Mary Akinyi, a single mother of three, arranged her dried fish on a table at the side of a busy road in Kibera, Nairobi’s largest slum, getting ready for peak hours in Author: Wesley Langat. The Google map above centres on Kibera but you can zoom & pan in the normal way to get a perspective of Kibera in relation to the rest of Nairobi, Kenya,Africa & the world. Refresh the page (click F5) to return to the default zoom level.

      Take a walking tour of Kibera, Nairobi’s largest slum. Drive to Kibera with a local guide, then explore the neighborhood on foot. Visit a local orphanage that doubles as a school, learn how locals turn animal bones into beads, and visit with a local family to learn more about everyday life in the area.   The Kibera slums, Nairobi, Kenya: a land of corrugated metal roofs, muddy side streets, and roughly , people crammed into a single square mile. Kibera needs help, and yet, in .

      Kibera is the largest slum in Africa with a population of about one million people. It is situated about 7 km from Nairobi city centre. It is home to poor working people mostly in the informal sectors like housekeepers, security guards and other low paying jobs. The houses in Kibera are made of mud and corrugated iron sheets.   There are approximatly million slum dwellers in about settlements in Nairobi representing 60% of the Nairobi population and occupying just 6% of the land. Kibera houses about , of these people. Kibera is the biggest slum in Africa and one of the biggest in the world. Land Ownership The Government owns all the land. 10% of people are .


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