Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films

 
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Gospel Industry In Kenya

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Gospel Industry In Kenya Gospel Industry In Kenya has of late cought the attention of many youths in the society, today thus many of them try to be creative just to be in the boom inside the Industry while admining the likes of Juliani, A-star, Eko-Dyda and mayny more. The youths are now moving from secular music into Gospel Musi. For real Gospel music got lots of money in our society, but the producers are very few. This has led to some of the request donors to come in and give them an helping hand in preaching the Gospel through Music. Read more.
Related to project keywords: creative, media, request, industry, kenya

Opening Avenures

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of opening avenures lora kenya screen is an organisation that helps many youths know their fields of interest and their potential in the fields applied.From creative writing to event organisation and presentation to filming which is their very area of basics as they view films from countries all over the world annually and this is their identity. It was a very big surprise to me when i realized that all these are offered to youths for free,not even a single penny is paid for their services. Read more.
Related to project keywords: films, creative, opening, potential, kenya

Bursary

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of BURSARY the rotary club is an organisation that was started by the westerners, it is more like a rich man club. their club has helped many people including the lame and disabled people. during their meeting they discuss on ways of helping the disabled or lame people. i presented to them my grievancies about free problem during one of their meetings and my request was well taken and i was told to wait for a board meeting that was going on to decide my fate. luckily after two weeks i got the fees which was paid in full. i was so thankful to them because they cleared the whole fees. the next year they also cleared my fees and promised me to get even university fees if i performed well and by bad luck before i went to university fees if i performed well and well and by bad luck before i went to university the board got reshuffled because someone passed away. All in all they relocated to a far place and we lost contact i am realy thankful to the rotary club because without them would not have gone to school and i would them i would not have gone to school and i would be illiterate and naive and also i thank them for the thousands of hearts they have touched. Read more.
Related to project keywords: discuss, request, get, got, going

Talents

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Talents Pastor Joseph being a very talented singer, wanted the youth to follow his footsteps. He mobilised some few youths whom he knew have the singing talent and started training them hoe to be good singers. He trained them how to harmonies the voices while singing and how to use the stage. Read more.
Related to project keywords: voices, talented, youth, training, talents

Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of KENYA SLUM UPGRADING PROGRAMME In 2003,the Kenyan Slum upgrading Programme which saw the upgrading of Kibera slum one of the biggest slums in Africa which has come to form part of a tourist attraction. The programme led to construction of well furnished houses that required that those moving into this houses pay only Ksh 1000 including Ksh 500 for electricity per month. This programme came as good news to many dwellers in the slums. This news also marked an end of such practices as flying toilets where individuals helped themselves in polythene papers and through them in the surroundings. Since the implementation of the programme many lives have changed and has helped to improve the lives of many in Kibera. Thanks to the government and the UN-Habitat that entered into a memorandum of understanding on February 15,2003 to upgrade slums and informal settlements within the administrative boundaries of the Nairobi. Read more.
Related to project keywords: nairobi kenya, slums, africa, part, including

Football Ac Ademy

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Football ac ademy There are many talented youth in the great kibera slums.These youths doesn't get a better chance of expressing their talents.Sadili sports association has changed many youths perspectives on the future of their talent.They have produced some of the best footballers in kenya and has changed the lives of many youths. Read more.
Related to project keywords: talented, kenya, youth, great, talents

Slums And Its Problems

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Slums and its problems Slums,our slams in Kenya has a very huge problem for example at Mukuru kwa Njenga,a slum in South B,majority of the people there have got so many challenges for instance they share one bathroom where the door to the bathroom is just a simple curtain,some even lack toilets while others have,this caught the attention of one Mike Sonko who brought the residents a peace of land in the area and built for them toilets and bathrooms. Read more.
Related to project keywords: kenya, peace, slums, got, slum

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Nathan Collett

Nairobi, Kenya

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