Mikocheni is the administrative ward in the Kinondoni district of Dar es Salaam Tanzania. According to the 2012 census, the Mikocheni ward had a population of 32,947.
Mikocheni is considered a higher class commercial residential area consisting of 6 subwards (Regent Estate, Mikocheni A, Mikocheni B, TPDC, Darajani, and Ally Hassan Mwinyi). Even the posh areas of Dar es Salaam, like Mikocheni, home to big shopping malls, lavish buildings and international embassies, is also heavily affected by flooding.
The Ramani Huria team also sat with community members of Mickochen ward and identified the assets available in the ward and the risks/threats associated with them. Maps were produced and on 6th December 2019, the team conducted community shareback meetings to share maps and discuss how maps can be used to plan and mitigate the impact of flooding in their neighbourhoods.