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Kibera Creative Arts Visit

culture walk

Kibera Creative Arts Visit

24 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transportation, Equipment
Hosted in
English
culture walk

Kibera Creative Arts Visit

culture walk

Kibera Creative Arts Visit

24 reviews
Paused through April 3rd. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Transportation, Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

1. We will meet at Prestige Mall at Ngong Rd. in front of the supermarket’s entrance. 2. Then we will do a walking tour to multiple iconic spots so that you can capture the essence of Kibera through your lens (the famous Kibera railway, Kibera panoramic view, Kimungu bridge, Laini Saba grounds and finally we will walk through Biashara street until Undugu junction) while listening to Kibera’s history and story of Kibera Creative Arts. 3. After we will grab a boda boda/tuk tuk (local vehicle) to where the organization is based 4. Once we arrive you will visit our music studio where you will be able to engange in any of its activities (produce, record, mix etc.) 5. After visiting the studio we will go for lunch at one of our local restaurants to experience delicious local food (pilau, ugali, dengu, minji, madondo chapati). 6. Finally we will visit our creative workshop where you will meet some of the artists from the various disciplines supported by Kibera Creative Arts. You will also be able to make use of our photo studio if you wish. 7. You will be able to grab another boda boda/tuk tuk back to Prestige Mall to end the visit where we started. Note: Afternoon session (14:00- 17:30) will not include a meal. Snacks and tea will still be included.

Your host

Learn more about Philip

Philip

Born and raised in Kibera, I am one of the 4 founders of Kibera Creative Arts. I have spent the last 10 years devoted to empowering my community through the arts. I am both an entrepreneur in social impact businesses and a musician and producer myself. I studied Music Production at Homeboyz Multimedia Talent Academy, vocals at Kenya Music Conservatoire and piano at Kamata Music School. Moreover, I worked in Sanaa Zote Production as the main music producer. I have also been involved with several organzations such as Kenya Youth Foundation(KYF), TATUA Kenya, Action Network for the Disabled (ANDY) and GreenCard Mtaani among others.

About the organization

Kibera Creative Arts

Kibera Creative Arts (KiCA) is a Community-Based Organization from Kibera which focuses on empowering the community through the arts: Arts and crafts, music, production, dance, theatre, poetry and comedy. Our mission is to reduce the existing barriers in order to unleash the different artistic potentials of the community members by providing them with a solid artistic platform.

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Kibera Creative Arts.

What's included

Food
Typical snacks and lunch at a local restaurant.
Drinks
Drinks will be offered while being in the area where the organization is based. We recommend you bring your own water for the…
Transportation
All Boda bodas /Tuk Tuks (local means of transport) needed throughout the visit (all costs covered)
Equipment
We have the following available: -A fully equipped music studio -Video/photo gear: You are more than welcome to bring your…

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Where you'll be

The famous Kibera railway- historic Kiberan railway Kibera panoramic view- view over Kibera Kimungu bridge- iconic bridge Laini Saba grounds- open space with art mural Biashara street - shopping st in Kibera Undugu junction - busiest st in Kibera KiCA Projects- Music studio, Workshop, Rehearsal Space

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

-Please ask for permission prior to taking picture for respect purposes. -Heavy rains may affect the tour (please confirm with us first)

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Kibera Creative Arts Visit
24 reviews
$40/person
24 reviews
$40/person