Even more crucially, they learn how to tell their own story–the story of Kibera, which is a story usually told by outsiders, or not at all.
Last year I gave a donation of some video equipment and I was delighted to see the students putting it to much more creative use than I ever did.
I’ve also done a few training sessions with the current crop, and I have to say that if these young people get the careers they deserve, the future of Kenyan media is in good hands.
Learn more about Kibera Film School at http://kiberafilmschool.blogspot.com/.
(Picture: Joash Mageto)