Mabatini community is located in Mathare Valley. It is a cosmopolitan community with approximately 80,000 people. The major religion in the community is Christianity with majority attending the Catholic church while others are protestants.
Being an urban centre, most residents engage in small scale businesses, casual work like washing clothes, vending small merchandise and some are employed in local factories as day laborers.
The major challenges in this community include and not limited to poor housing coupled by poor sanitation, alcoholism and drug abuse among the youth, unemployment which causes the youth to resort to crime, family disintegration and inadequate learning institutions both primary and high schools.