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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    Message from a Hot Sun Foundation Success Story
    By - Josphat Keya - Projects Coordinator
    A Message from Josphat Keya (24)Projects Coordinator, Hot Sun Foundation    I joined Hot Sun Foundation through Kibera Film School in the first intake of trainees in August, 2009.  Though I did not have prior knowledge in filmmaking I loved writing short stories and sometimes I’d send them to ...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    TOGETHERNESS SUPREME Road Show Part Two
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    KISII TO NAROK ROADSHOW by Kibera Film School TraineesBeatrice Aringa and Kevin Machimbo Road Show Part Two                                MARARIANDA 8th September....
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    TOGETHERNESS SUPREME Kenya Road Show PART ONE
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    PART ONE: REPORT OF TOGETHERNESS SUPREME  KISII TO NAROK ROADSHOW Rural Road Show by Kibera Film School Trainees  Beatrice Aringa and Kevin Machimbo  Hot Sun Foundation, Kids in Kenya, and the Child Wellness Fund co-sponsored the TOGETHERNESS SUPREME film road show in Kenya. For the first time in Kenya,...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films has made updates to their project page.
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    Great Response to TOGETHERNESS SUPREME
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    Over 25,000 people living in the slums in Nairobi have attended our outdoor screenings. Viewers have urged us to take TOGETHERNESS SUPREME everywhere to encourage Kenyans to reflect on the post election violence of 2007-2008 and make sure it never happens again. Congratulations to all Kenyans on the peaceful and...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    Send TOGETHERNESS SUPREME around Kenya! Build Peace and Unity!
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    25,000 people living in the slums of Nairobi have seen it. People all over Kenya are asking to see it. NOW, we need YOUR HELP so they can see it. See what? TOGETHERNESS SUPREME A story of three youths, three tribes in one mega slum. A story based on actual events. A story of peace and reconciliation. A...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    Hot Sun Visit
    By - John Hecklinger - GlobalGiving Chief Program Officer
    I visited Hot Sun Foundation's Kibera Film School two weeks ago and met the students. They are enthusiastically helping us with the GlobalGiving Storytelling project - an innovative experiment in soliciting and using beneficiary feedback. A highlight was seeing the trailer for their first feature film "Togetherness...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    TOGETHERNESS SUPREME a SMASH HIT in Nairobi slums!
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    Everywhere we go in the slums of Nairobi, people turn out to see the Kibera feature film TOGETHERNESS SUPREME, a story of three youths, three tribes in one mega slum: KIBERA, Kenya. Based on actual events, TOGETHERNESS SUPREME tells a story of peace and reconciliation following the post-election violence in Kenya in...
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Hotsun Foundation
    Transcribed by HotSun Foudation
    Hotsun knows that there is great ability in the slum, that if exploited, could suprise the world. it is the NGO thatworks towards transformation of kibera slum through film making. it selects a number of youths every year whom they train in filming and in additoin show them how to earn a living throught the same. this... Read more »
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    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Raising Sun - Michael Hotsun Foundation
    Hotsun foundation launched its other film at Undugu grounds with proud and ululations. Truly the sun is raising we are soon approaching to noon. Many talents have been discovered at Hotsun Foundation. The utterances explains itself by the impact it has created. this would not have happened without the help of Global giving... Read more »
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Keeping Kibera Clean
    some youth in Kibera have organised themselves to keep Mashimoni in Kibera clean,they are walkin door to door sensitizing people on the need to maintaine cleanliness,they clean all the trenches ,they have done a wonderfull job and only need support from donors to perform even better ,they get a few shillings fron their... Read more »
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
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    Stress
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Eva who after clearing his education decides to get married but her marriage never went good.She says her husband was a quite man but not understanding at all, they had a child, who now became his happiness but still with same behavour. She tried all she can to understand him as a wife should be.One day the husband started... Read more »
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
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    Story Idea
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    In our Kibera community we have a film school called Kibera that has influenced many youths through media and art. This has enabled youths from everywhere to around the slim to TELL their stories also make their own films and this would be a great influence for the community.
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
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    More Job Vaccancies Hotsun Foundation
    Youths around the slums lack job and many seam own to loose hope in life and abuse drugs to feel some nerve control for the idleness, and even many have ended up found dead along drainages vult as a result of too much alcohol and end up dying like wild animals. and nobody to comfort them they have ended up like this.With... Read more »
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
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    Mrnding The Ribbon
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    A situation that is still under review, which is the best way to help mend the broken trust after the post-election violence in Kenya?Hotsun Foundation decided that this could be done by getting characters from both sides of the violence enacting the violence in a film, they call togetherness supreme.Through that, the... Read more »
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
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    Hot Sun Films Engages The Community
    I went to Hot Sun and met with the film students, the Managing Director, and many others. When I went there, they were very excited about the premiere of their first feature film. It will be shown for free in public in Kibera, which I think is a greate way to engage the community in their important work.
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Certain Future - Hotsun Foundation
    It's know clear to many scholars that after form four their is still alot two be done. This is why Martin was as happy as a barren woman blessed which a child when he got admission at HOTSUN FOUNDATION. his life has changed and his now a big man with a car and good house.
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    KIBERA FILM SCHOOL Graduation
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    With a welcoming banner over the entranceway, friends, family and guests joined the joyful graduates at the Hot Sun Foundation Gala, 27 March 2010 at Olympic, in Kibera. The celebration honoured the first group of Kibera youth trainees who successfully completed the seven-month Kibera Film School Foundation course in...
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  • GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
    GlobalGiving Storytelling Project has posted a story.
    Hotsun
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    HOT SUN JUA KALI call it as you like or wish. Its a organization that has been started with one MEATHAN by promoting youths who have talents and wish to explore their talents wild wide. The organization has grown so big an there officials are at Olympic Estate near Olympic primary school. They have some chases of film... Read more »
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    Story About Tysa
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    We have really congratulated you for organizing a friend andthus knowing each other hence promising hidden talent among youth. Thisfacilitates peace, harmony and love from each other.
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    Upholding Talents
    many people have talents ,some know how top perform plays and shoot films thanks to some of the organisation ,previously most of them were just idle but now they are busy naturin their talents ,the Hot sun foundation is one of the oranisatioin that have created this opportunity and the participants get some money to after... Read more »
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    Self Esteem
    Transcribed by HotSun Foundation
    Besides attending Gonzaga High School I got to also join hot sun foundation last year. Am more than delighted that through the friend who introduced me to join the club I have leant a lot and interacted with lots of other young people. This helped boost my confidence alot in life.
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    Film students help launch GlobalGiving Storytelling Project
    By - Marc Maxson - GlobalGiving staffer
    A few days ago I came to Kenya to kick off GlobalGiving’s latest experiment in community feedback – the GlobalGiving Storytelling Project. Everyone has a story about a community effort they witnessed. Too often these stories of social change and attempts to lift up the community don’t travel far. So we’re training...
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    • Marc Maxson
      Marc Maxson I have been having an interesting discussion with Nathan Collett of Hot Sun and I would love to post much of it here. If it was not clear from my postcard, I think that Hot Sun foundation is a good organization based in Kibera doing excellent work, and had trained 8 residents of Kibera, who just graduated last Saturday... Read more »
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    STOP RAPE NOW campaign
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    STOP RAPE NOW campaign: Kibera youth are involved in the global campaign to STOP RAPE NOW, http://www.stoprapenow.org We posted our photos with the GET CROSS symbol. A Kibera Film School trainee, John Ngaruiya, known as “GG Spice" has written a STOP RAPE song. We will producer our own Public Service Announcement for our...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    Trainees successfully complete Kibera Film School Foundation Course!
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    To receive a certificate of completion for the KIBERA FILM SCHOOL foundation course, all trainees completed two projects: a short fictional film and a short documentary, about a Kibera community organization. The KIBERA FILM SCHOOL trainees overcame many challenges, including power outages, hard drive failure, volunteer...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    SO MANY VISITORS to KIBERA FILM SCHOOL!!
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    So many welcome visitors to Kibera Film School! Karibu! Welcome to our friends from everywhere. Cinetrek On 26 Jan 2010, filmmaker John Gyovai and his Kenyan colleague filmmaker Ken Oloo visited Kibera Film School to share their work to create media resources for humanitarian organizations through the Cinetrek...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    MOVING IN..MORE SPACE for KIBERA FILM SCHOOL
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    We are busy painting, moving AND filming, using our splendid new space for sets, wardrobe, rehearsals for our end of term student projects. Now we have space for community workshops for children and schools. WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT TO EXPAND. Watch this space for MORE info about upcoming events. Help us make 2010...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    KIBERA MOJA short films WORLD PREMIERE
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    KIBERA FILM SCHOOL has generated a great response from professionals in the film and TV industry in Kenya, who work as part time instructors at the innovative, hands-on school. Comment from well known actor/director/TV personality Ian Mbugua: All the students at Kibera Film School are keen to learn acting even if they...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    KIBERA FILM SCHOOL in Los Angeles Times!
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    Check out the article about our work in Kibera, the Kibera Film School, KIBERA KID and TOGETHERNESS SUPREME in the Los Angeles Times! http://bit.ly/8f7KAR We have great news for 2010. We are moving, right next door in Kibera! With a larger space, we can offer MORE training and community film screenings at...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films has received 155 donations
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films posted a progress report
    Building a Filmmakers Community in KIBERA
    By - Pamela Collett - Communications
    For all of our friends and supporters, we would like you to share with you what we are doing and how we are using our resources at the KIBERA FILM SCHOOL to interact with our community and other artists. A brief update on highlights of recent activities: 20-21 November 2009 Members of KIBERA FILM SCHOOL filmed...
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  • Transform Lives of African Youth by Making Films has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Nathan Collett

Nairobi, Kenya

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