Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films

 
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Dec 21, 2012

Don't Give Up

Godfrey Chogo, Kibera Film School trainee
Godfrey Chogo, Kibera Film School trainee

 My name is Godfrey Chogo.  I am a trainee at Kibera Film School.my first  video project was about MY WORLD. Making it wasn’t easy because I had to come up with a script -  something, which I had never done. 

 It was challenging to come up with a script for a  film of two minutes about My World, but thanks to the trainers of Kibera Film School, (all of whom are past graduates of Kibera Film School), I managed to come up with a script.

 After that I had to make it into a short film.  At this point I felt like leaving the school because I needed a crew, cast, and locations but I realized that I am the one to determine my life. Although it wasn’t easy I didn’t give up.

 This gave me courage within myself and also taught me how important it is to work with others. The MyWorld video project made me know that I can do something as long as I have the interest and the passion for it. Understanding others and working with them made me realize that as a filmmaker I need others.

 This has changed my life and I am grateful to Kibera Film School.

 I am also grateful to all supporters on Global Giving.

Your support keeps the Kibera Film School open for me and youth like me.

 During the holidays, remember the youth of Kibera Film School.                                                                        Please make a donation as a gift for someone special.                                                                                        You can also buy our DVDs on www.buykiberakid.com - a great gift for everyone. 

 Thank you.

 Sincerely,

Godfrey Chogo

Godfrey with Kibera Film School team
Godfrey with Kibera Film School team

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Nairobi, Kenya

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