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Title: Mutomo  
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Language: English
Subject: Kitui South Constituency
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Location of Mutomo

Coordinates: 1°51′S 38°12′E / 1.85°S 38.2°E / -1.85; 38.2Coordinates: 1°51′S 38°12′E / 1.85°S 38.2°E / -1.85; 38.2

Country  Kenya
County Kitui County
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Mutomo is a settlement in Kenya's Kitui County, a semi-arid area. It is located in former Mutomo District of which Mutomo was its administrative centre.[1] It has 17,000, mostly poor, inhabitants.[2] It is located about 70 km from Kitui and 230 km from Nairobi. Mutomo can be reached by road through Machakos.[1]

The area is one of Kenya's poorest with clean water lacking and poor infrastructure, including the roads. Since children work, a significant number never go to school. Infectious diseases are a serious problem.[1]


External links

  • Mutomo Maarifa Centre

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