Ruaka is a town in Kiambu County, located North West of Nairobi and bounded by Gigiri to the south and east. Ruaka has good transport networks such as the Northern Bypass, Limuru road, and Western Bypass which enable easy access to Nairobi CBD, Waiyaki Way, the Eastern Bypass, Mombasa road, and Thika road.

Things to do

1. Rosslyn Riviera Mall

Rosslyn Riviera Mall is located in an eco-friendly neighborhood near the United Nations, Gigiri headquarters. It is home to restaurants, clothes and fashion shops, banks, chemists, beauty shops, and also a good place to have fun and host events such as birthday parties.

2. Quickmart Supermarket

Quickmart is located along Limuru Road, in Ruaka. It offers great shopping experiences for shoppers in and around Ruaka

3. Two River Mall

Two River Mall is the largest mall in East Africa and it is located along the Limuru road. It is a beautiful place for family outings, romantic dates, children fun activities, shopping, eating, and drinking.

4. The Village Market

The Village Market has over 150 store outlets, located along Limuru Road. It also has recreation, and entertainment facilities.

5. Sahara West Park Hotel

Sahara West Park Hotel is situated in a serene environment just opposite Two Rivers mall. The hotel offers free and secure parking, an on-site restaurant, lounge, free WIFI, and a pool.

The Review

Education facilities in Ruaka:

Victory Digital College, St Peters High School, Foresight Academy, Royal Brain School, Bloomsfield School, Presbyterian Academy, Channah Childcare & School, and Fortune House.

1. Royal Brains

Royal Brains is a pre-school and primary school located along Banana Raini road. The school identifies, nurtures, and develops individual talents through individual and group activities, inspiration, and personalized learning.

Bloomsfield Kindergarten & School Entrance [Photo: COURTESY]

2. Bloomsfield Kindergarten & School

It is a Kindergarten and Primary School purposely built to meet the educational need of children in Ruaka and the surrounding area. Bloomsfield School is located along Limuru Road.

Victory Digital College [Photo: Facebook @victorydigitalcomputercollege]

3. Victory Digital College

It one of the leading institutions in offering ICT skills for market needs and is located in Ruaka town. It offers the following courses Information Technology, Graphic Design, web design, business management, and online marketing.

Health facilities in Ruaka:

Ruaka Healthcare, Aga Khan Hospital, Gertrude’s Children, Garden Park Hospital, St. Peter medical Centre, and Royal Smiles Clinic.

Gertrude’s Hospital [Photo: Google maps]

1. Gertrude’s Children Hospital

Gertrude’s Children is situated at Limuru Road Round about, near Ruaka Market. The hospital offers healthcare services to children around Ruaka area.

Ruaka Medical Centre [Photo: COUTERSY]

2. Ruaka Medical Centre

Ruaka Medical Centre is located in Ruaka, along Limuru Road and offers outpatient, laboratory and ultrasound services.

How to get to Ruaka:

To get to Ruaka and its environments, from Nairobi CBD you will take route number 106. These matatus can be boarded at Odeon Cinema or Khoja Stage.

Worship centers in Ruaka:

Pefa Church, House of Grace Ruaka, Catholic Church, Mosque, ACK, PCEA, Regions Beyond Ministry, and Gospel Outreach Church.

Deliverance Church Ruaka

1. Deliverance Church Ruaka

Deliverance Church is situated along Limuru road.

Gachie Mosque [Photo: Google maps]

2. Gachie Mosque

The mosque is situated along Red Hill road.


Property for buy or rent prices in Ruaka

Property Description Amount (KES)
Avarage Rent 1 bedroom Apartments 18000
Avarage Rent 2 Bedroom - Apartments 25000
Avarage Rent 3 Bedroom House 45000
Average price -1/8 Acre Plot 5000000

International Organizations present in the Ruaka:

United Nation Environmental Program (UNEP), United Nations (UN), and International Organisation for Migration.

International Organisation for Migration Entrance [Photo: Google maps]

1. International Organisation for Migration (IOM)

IOM is an intergovernmental organization that provides advice and services concerning migration to migrants and governments. The organization is located in the boundary of Gigiri and Ruaka.

Investment opportunities in Ruaka:

Commercial banks in Ruaka

Ruaka is well equipped with banks such as Absa, Family bank and equity bank and, Sacco’s such as Dimkes and Kuza Sacco which opens up great opportunities for investment.

Real Estate Companies and Agencies in Ruaka:

Scoreline Consult, Villa Greens Ltd, Durian Property Consult Ltd, Azizi Realtors, MyHood Realty, Uju Consult Ltd, Levindia Properties, Estate Hub Limited and Dankis Agencies.

1. Villa Green Limited

Villa Greens Ltd offers real estate solutions and is located at Ruaka Square along Limuru Road

Villa Greens Ltd offers real estate solutions and is located at Ruaka Square along Limuru Road.

Where to get nails and hair done in Ruaka:

Mahali Cutz Barbershop, Lwakhakha Kinyozi, Castro’s Man Cave Ruaka, Genesis Barber Shop, Royal Classic Salon, Ashleys Hair & Beauty Salon, Jehomaz Salon, and Platinum Hair Studio.

Castro’s Man Cave barbershop is located at Ruaka Square.

1. Castro’s Man Cave Ruaka

Castro’s Man Cave barbershop is located at Ruaka Square. It workers are highly experienced and thus offer quality services to its clients.

Royal Classic Salon is located along Limuru Road

2. Royal Classic Salon

Royal Classic Salon is located along Limuru Road and is a dynamic salon offering quality and affordable services.

Hotels and Recreational facilities in Ruaka:

Sahara West Park Hotel, Rosslyn Riviera, Village market, Village Fall Park, Funscapes Themepark, Ride the Ferris wheel, Aldar Restaurant Lebanese & Oriental cuisine, Olpus Steak House, and Herisquare Lounge.

Leadership status of Ruaka:

Current MCA Ndenderu Ruaka Ward [Photo:]

Current MCA is Hon. Solomon Kinuthia.