Kisumu

at a glance

The name Kisumu means a place of barter trade “sumo”. It is officially known as Kisumu City (and formerly Port Florence). Kisumu port was founded in 1901 as the main inland terminal of the Uganda Railway named “Port Florence”. It is a haven for tourism, higher education and commerce. Notable natives and residents of Kisumu include Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, the first Vice president on Kenya, his son Raila Odinga who is a former prime minister, Robert Ouko, politician and son of Kisumu Nyahera, Nicholas Otieno, Pan Africanist & businessman and Lupita Nyong’o, Oscar award-winning Hollywood actress whose father is Anyang Nyong’o.

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Kisumu

Schools

Western International School of Kenya, Kisumu Boys High School, Kisumu Day and Boarding High School, Braeburn Kisumu International School, Kisumu Girls High School, Wachara Primary School, Golden Elites School, Sinyolo Girls Secondary School, Kasagam High School, Lions High School, Aga Khan Primary School Kisumu, Victoria Primary School, Obwolo Primary School, Xaverian Primary School, Dago Thim Mixed Secondary School, Sabembe Primary School, Joyland Special School For Physically Handicapped, CITAM Schools Kisumu, Tieng’re Secondary School, Jalaram Academy

Food & Drink

Jenny’s Food Joint, The Roan Station 1901, The Laughing Buddha Lounge & Café, Big Lalu’s, Tilapia Beach Restaurant, Java House, Mon Ami, Buddy’s Bar & Grill, Dunga Hill Camp, Victoria Terrace, Village Inn, Fabo Restaurant, Alko Liquors, El Paso Bar& Restaurant, Clarice Guest House, Mimis Food Joint, Nyanza Club Restaurant, KFC, Garam Masala, Alcazar Hotel

Medical

KMET Health Complex, AAR Healthcare, Kisumu Outpatient Centre, Regional Blood Transfusion Centre – Kisumu, Medicross Tuffoam Mall Kisumu, Meridian Medical Centre, Avenue Healthcare Kisumu Clinic, West Kenya Diagnostic and Imaging Centre Kisumu, Nightingale Medical Centre, The Aga Khan Health Services – West End Medical Centre, Wilced Medical Center, Nairobi ENT Clinic – Kisumu, House Of Hearing – Kisumu, Ahava Medical Centre, FACES, Kisumu Heart Centre, Medicross Ahero Kisumu Clinic, Magadi Medical Clinic

Daycare

Rosslyne Hawi Daycare, Arise Joy Daycare, Rainbow Daycare and Kindergtarten, Mini Nursery School and Daycare Centre, Grapheli Junior School & Day Care, Hills View Junior School And Day Care Centre, Petrace Junior School & Day Care, St Agatha School – Day Care and Nursery, Carines Junior School

Entertainment Joints

KMET Health Complex, AAR Healthcare, Kisumu Outpatient Centre, Regional Blood Transfusion Centre – Kisumu, Medicross Tuffoam Mall Kisumu, Meridian Medical Centre, Avenue Healthcare Kisumu Clinic, West Kenya Diagnostic and Imaging Centre Kisumu, Nightingale Medical Centre, The Aga Khan Health Services – West End Medical Centre, Wilced Medical Center, Nairobi ENT Clinic – Kisumu, House Of Hearing – Kisumu, Ahava Medical Centre, FACES, Kisumu Heart Centre, Medicross Ahero Kisumu Clinic, Magadi Medical Clinic

Swimming Pool

Kisumu Hotel Swimming Pool, Nyanza Club, Jumuia Swimming Pool, Jalaram Academy Swimming Pool, Impala Ecolodge Hotel, Cosmopolitana Club Swimming Pool, Mamba swimming pool, Agha Khan Swimming Pool, Wigot Gardens, JUMUIA HOTEL KISUMU, Sovereign Hotel, Sunset Hotel Limited, Pinecone Hotel

Kid play Areas

Citam Playing Ground, Dunga Beach Children Play Ground, Hippo Point, Kisumu Impala Sanctuary, Kisumu Museum, Dunga Beach, Lwang’ni Beach, Dunga Hill Camp

Police Stations

Kondele Police Station, Kisumu Railways Police Station, Kisumu Police Dog Unit, Obunga Police Post, Kisumu Central Police Station, Kenya Police Marine Office, Kenya Police Migosi Patrol Base, Nyalenda Police Post, Ahero Police Station

Grooming Spots

Pearl Salon & Barber Shop, Pambo Adundo Salon & Barber Shop, Tamasha Salon And Barber Shop, Geesim Salon And Barber Shop, Esaal Salon & Barber Shop, Urembo Beauty Parlour & Barber Shop, Nobs Executive

Transportation

Dakawou Transport LTD, Kisumu, Easy Coach, NTSA Motor Vehicle Inspection Unit Kisumu, Swan Carriers Kisumu, Newspaper Transporters Limited – Kisumu, NTL Parcels Services.Kisumu, Ellah Movers – Kisumu, SINACHI CAR RENTALS, Calvin Tours and Safaris Limited, Roy Parcel Services Limited, Akamba Public Road Services Limited, African Salihiya Cargo & Clearing Ltd, Coast Proffesional Freighter Ltd, The Guardian Angel Coach, Easy Coach Letters and Percels, Kisumu International Airport, Easy Coach Bus Stop, Kisumu Bus Terminus, Kisumu Bus Stop

Religious Centres

Uzima Celebration Centre, Life Celebration Center (Life CM) – Kisumu, P.E.F.A. All Nations Gospel Church Kisumu, World Prayer Center, Pandipieri Catholic Centre – KUAP, Yao Catholic Center, Neno Evangelism Centre, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, St. Sylvester Wachara Catholic Church, Citam Kisumu Church, Israel Church, Repentance and Holiness, Eastern Gate Altar Kisumu, Oasis Altar, Repentance and Holiness Ministry, Israel Church Of Africa, PEFA Christ Church Of Kisumu, Ojolla Catholic Church

Thrift Stores

Malkia Homecare Thrift Shop

Garages

Kylin Motors Ltd, Sunshine Automobiles Garage, Auto Garage At Franks, Sparco Motors Garage, Kawa Motors Kenya Ltd, Rabs Auto Garage, United Parking Garage, Ticky’s Garage, Silverline Services Ltd

Art Centres

Kisumu Innovation Centre – KICK

Conferencing Facilities

Royal City Hotel, St. Stevens Bishop Okullu Hall, Maseno Conference Centre – Maseno University, H.H. The Agakhan Hall, Kenya Conference Of Catholic Bishops, Jumuia Conference Center, Kisumu Social Centre, Kisumu Hotel, Baptist Convention Of Kenya, Sunset Hotel Limited, Grand Royal Swiss Hotel, Kisumu, Imperial Hotel, New Victoria Hotel, Good Samaritan Inn, Hillside Villa Hotel kisumu, Parkview Safari Hotel And Apartments

Banks

National Bank ATM-Kisumu, Equity Bank – Angawa Kisumu, NIC Bank, DTB Bank, Family Bank-Kisumu, I & M Bank Limited, Co – Operative Bank, Barclays Bank, The Central Bank of Kenya, Spire Bank, Equity Bank Oginga Odinga Rd, Kisumu, PesaPoint POS Pharmart Chemist Ltd – Kisumu, Commercial Bank Of Africa (CBA BANK), National Bank ATM-Oginga, KCB Kisumu, African Banking Corporation, PesaPoint POS Pep Intermedius – Kisumu

Grocery Markets

Choppies Supermarket, HOLO MARKET CENTRE, Khetia’s Supermarket, Tuskys Supermarket (United), Tumaini Supermarket, Naivas Supermarket, Kibuye Matt Supermarket, Mwawa’s Cereal Shop, Choppies Superstore, Mama Alexson Shop, Uncle John / Caro Shop, Ukwala Supermarket Store, Lilly’s Supermarket, Oilibya Minimart Nairobi Road

Service Stations

Total Nyamasaria Service Station, Total Tosheka Service Station, Total Busia Road Service Station, Total Kenya Kisumu Depot, Shell Petrol Station, Total New Sila Service Station, Sai Petrol Station, National Oil Service Station, Total Nairobi Road Service Station Kisumu, Regnol Oil Kisumu Service Station, Total New Kamasi Service Station, Oilibya, Tosha Petrol Station, Wells Oil

Fitness

Jeff’s Fitness Centre LTD., STELLAR GYM, King Fish Youth Center, Aga Khan Gym And Fitness Centre, Gosh Gym and massage, Kosawo Hall, Kakemia, KAYRAIDERS GYM nyamasaria coptic, Upper Railways Hall, Maseno University Gym

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