Gitathuru Village is located 16.8 Kilometers away from the city center. This is a small slum village with a population of 986. This village is located along the Gitathuru River that runs down across the Mathare and Korogocho slums. The livelihood of the residents of this location is dependent on this river and for a long time has been affected by pollution of the river. The cost of living in this area is very low and many of the residents are from a poor social setting.