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Women collecting water from a private seller who has laid their own pipes in the mud. The inhabitants of Kibera pay more per litre than people living in the most expensive cities in the world. Over 25 percent of Nairobi's population live in Kibera, an area that covers less than one percent of the city. Although the population of the slum is over one million, it is recognised officially as a 'squat', or illegally occupied land, which allows the government to ignore the basic needs of the inhabitants.