This piece of writing sheds light on the grave charges at Lang’ata Cemetery, which happens to be one of Kenya’s largest public cemeteries. The County Government of Nairobi is responsible for its management.
Lang’ata Cemetery Cremation Charges
The County Government of Nairobi has been urging individuals to consider cremation due to the limited space available at Lang’ata Cemetery. Cremation charges Kshs 16,500 for adults and Kshs 12,000 for children.
In general, the process of cremation involves exposing the body to high temperatures, open flames, and evaporation within a specifically designed furnace, with the ultimate goal of reducing the body to its basic elements.
Lang’ata Cemetery Grave Costs
The cost of graves can vary depending on the type, including both permanent and temporary graves.
- Permanent Graves
Permanent graves typically have a lease period of 99 years, during which time it is possible to bury loved ones on top of each other in the same plot.
- Adults: Kshs 30,500 – if the person died within Nairobi County
- If the person died outside Nairobi County: Ksh 40,000
- Non-citizens: Ksh 50,000
- Children: Ksh 4,000.
- Infants: Ksh 2,000.
(ii). Temporary Graves
Temporary graves, on the other hand, are typically shallower (around 4 feet deep) and can be reused after a certain period of time, usually around 10-15 years.
|Lang’ata Cemetery Permanent Grave Costs|
|Adults who died within Nairobi County||Ksh 30,500|
|Adults who died outside Nairobi County||Ksh 40,000|
|Lang’ata Cemetery Temporary Grave Costs|
How To Make Payment At Lang’ata Cemetery
Visit the cemetery funeral superintendent’s office located at City Mortuary along Ngong Road.