Mathare in the Heart of the City of Nairobi, Kenya. Mathare is a community in Kenya, home to approximately 800,000 people and Nairobi’s oldest slum. The Mathare Environmental One Stop Youth Centre was established by Mathare Environmental Conservation Youth Group (MECYG) with support from UN-Habitat, the Government of Norway, and Samsung C&T.
The Mathare Environmental One Stop provides a safe and generative space for young men and women of the community. The One Stop features the Innovate Kenya ICT Centre which trains young men and women in technology and business, a feeding programme for at risk youth, and a football programme both young men and women.