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WHAT IS MATHARE?

The name Mathare is derived from the word ‘mathari’, which means ‘branch’ in the Kikuyu language. During colonial times Mathare was a quarry, where stones were quarried for use in construction. Mathare was not a valley…it became one by dint of digging. One day a worker decided to build a small hut. A seemingly insignificant …

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