Through this grant, over 10,000 children from Kibera County schools will have the opportunity to see HE NAMED ME MALALA at Prestige Plaza in Nairobi, Kenya. Project's aim is to inspire a generation of future Kenyans to make change by advocating for themselves and demanding all children, specifically girls, have access to quality primary and secondary education across Kenya. Additionally, the message that youth are powerful, and that they can advocate for the changes they want to see,
There are approximatley 250,000 of slum dwellers in Kibera. It is the biggest slum in Africa and one of the biggest in the world. Drugs, unemployment, child labour negatively impact young people's access to education. Sharing the film with this community of youth will enlighten them not only about the role of education, but their right to quality education - encouraging them to dream, demand and strive for a better life.
Inspire children to proactively take their futures into their hands. If Kenyan youth are educated, they will ensure their children are educated. This film is one step among many that can help create a domino effect that will enable the betterment of the country in the future.
Generation of today will educate its children, reducing unemployment, drug abuse, child labour and early marriage