Capital and largest city - Nairobi

Languages - Swahili and English

Climate - Kenya has a tropical climate, with hot and humid conditions along the coast, a temperate inland climate, and very dry conditions in the north and northeast parts of the country.

Nairobi is located at a high altitude and has a moderate climate. Summers are sunny and warm, winters mild to cool, growing cold in the evenings. There is only moderate rainfall in the late-summer to autumn period, when one can expect cloudy, drizzly days.

Living in Kenya - There are a number of supermarket chains in Kenya, where shoppers can buy anything from dairy products to mattresses, furniture, alcohol and electronics and many imported food products.

The best way to save money on groceries in Kenya is by buying local produce. Because of its wonderful climate, expats will find that fruit and vegetables sold at local markets are always good quality, and far cheaper than what one would pay at a supermarket.

A three course meal would cost around 30 - 40 USD, and monthly rate of live-in domestic cleaner would be 200 USD.

Indians in Kenya - In Kenya there are approximately close to half a million Indians living in it , and in Nairobi has around 60 thousand Indians.


Oshwal schools, Arya Vedic schools, premier academy, and aga khan schools are the most popular with Indian families.

Oshwal Academy Nairobi Junior High www.oanseniorhigh.ac.ke

Oshwal Academy Nairobi Junior High is a private secondary school based in Nairobi, It was established in 2005.

Arya Vedic School

The Arya Vedic School is a private school in Ngara, a suburb of Nairobi, Kenya. It was founded by the Arya Samaj in 1980.

Other international Schools Are

Brookhouse school www.brookhouse.ac.ke

Brookhouse is a co-educational day and boarding school for children aged 2 – 19, offering an adapted form of the British National Curriculum to Kenyan and international pupils come from an astonishing 88 nationalities. The school also provides individual sports including Soccer, Basketball, Swimming, Athletics and Rugby.

International school of Kenya www.isk.ac.ke

The school provides facilities like Swimming, Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Frisbee, Soccer; Global Issues Network, Interact, Habitat for Humanity, Students for the Environment, STUCO.

Rosslyn Academy www.rosslynacademy.com

Rosslyn Academy, an international Christian school founded in 1947, is a private coed day school offering a North American curriculum PreK-12. The school sits on 40 acres of former coffee plantation in a residential area on the outskirts of Nairobi, providing a beautiful and calm refuge from the bustle of the capital city.