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  • Learn how One Horizon Africa is helping Kenyan woman build brighter futures
  • Visit with a group of Kenyan women who are turning their lives around from debilitating poverty
  • Hear inspirational stories from locals over a cup of tea or coffee
  • Make a traditional Maasai wristband as a memento of your trip
In Focus: The Resilient Women of Kenya tour starts and ends in Nairobi. In Focus: The Resilient Women of Kenya is an adventure tour that takes 7.5 hours.

Spend an incredible day with some inspiring women who are overcoming hardship and turning their lives around, thanks to a unique social enterprise. Get to know these resilient women and hear their stories as you gain insight into what it means to be a woman in Kenya, and how they are overcoming adversity to create a brighter future for themselves and their families.
customer reviews about Urban Adventures
4.8 - Excellent Based on 800 reviews
Mrs. Kathryn's review for another Urban Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
“I was extremely fortunate to have a fabulous guide, Wawa, and also to be the only person on the tour that day. As a result, I had a one-to-one experience, and I was able to ask many questions and learn a great deal from her, especially about Buddhism, which proved very helpful when I visited temples on the rest of my trip in Thailand.”
Mr. Robert's review for another Urban Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
“Our guide welcomed us as we approached him, after introductions he explained how the day would be spent and checked that we were comfortable in what we were wearing. That we had fluid as it was likely to be a very warm day. Ample time for photographs, questions, soaking up the environment and time to absorb the history. We had a thoroughly fun filled day, the variety of the walk, boat trip, lunch, tram ride all added to the day. By the end of the day the guide felt more of a friend.”
Mrs. Pam's review for another Urban Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
“We had a wonderful full 2 hour tour with John while staying in Annapolis. He was great! Very knowledgeable, and just a delight to be with during the tour. Urban Adventures tours are really a good deal too. Being able to enjoy the town you are touring in with a "private" Tour Guide is a super experience! Thanks John!!”
Itinerary
Your Nairobi tour will whisk you away from your hotel (in air conditioned comfort) to the rural township of Ngong Hills, where we’ll visit with a local community of women who are on a vocational and lifestyle retraining program. These women were once on the streets with their families, but are now participating an 18-month program to give them the skills they need to build better lives. 

Over a cup of tea or coffee you’ll hear their inspiring stories. The women use storytelling as a way to leave the past behind and look forward to the future, and you’ll be left in awe. You’ll also get to tour the centre where the women are learning how to empower their lives and start their own businesses. 

After a light lunch with the women, we’ll take a short trip to the countryside, to an area known as Kiserian, the traditional homeland of the Maasai. Here you’ll meet one of the graduates from the program who now owns her own home and runs a small business. 

In the shade of an Acacia tree, your host Peri will give insight into what being a Maasai women means, with all its rituals and obligations. You’ll become immersed in the culture of the Maasai as Peri tells her story, partly through traditional verse and song. She will recount her journey from living in open fields with her children, to now being fully self-sufficient. While you’re here, you might also catch a glimpse of herds of cows and goats being moved by the Maasai tribesmen. 

Before you leave, you’ll get to participate in making a traditional Maasai wristband to take home with you as a memory of your day. 

By the end of the day you’ll have visited two local communities most travellers never get to see. Not only that, but you’ll also get to connect with locals, hear their stories, see how they live, and gain a greater understanding of the strength of the Kenyan people. 
what’s included
Accommodation
  • Roundtrip transportation from your hotel
Guide
  • Local English-speaking guide
Others
  • Unlimited bottled water
  • 1 tea or coffee
  • Light snacks
  • Maasai wristband memento.
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  • Souvenirs and personal shopping
  • Tips/gratuities for your guide.
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Other Practical InformationMeeting start point : Your Nairobi Hotel Meeting end point : Your Nairobi Hotel
CancellationCancellation for this In Focus: The Resilient Women of Kenya tour is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancellation is made less than 48 hours before the chosen start date, no refund applies.
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