About Kibera

 general info

  • Estimated population: 500,000 - 1 million people living in one square mile
  • Scarce access to purified drinking water, healthy food, and adequate housing
  • Computer exposure and knowledge is estimated at 2%
  • Adversely affected by the global market system, resulting in:
    • extreme poverty, psychological stress, and decreased life span


  • 60% of children do not receive education
  • 20% of children are at risk of or can be categorized as orphans
    • Global One Kibera Schools aim to enroll 50% orphans
  • Most families are without adequate food, proper shoes, healthcare access, and the income to afford education costs for their children
  • Few children finish the elementary school level successfully, finishing high school is even more challenging