Collins Shahonya

Collins holds a degree in media and has chosen to devote his time at DOCUSOUND following a story about health problems in the Masai community. The Masai community is a tight-knit community where low levels of education and health awareness make it difficult to limit the spread of diseases that would otherwise be avoidable. Collin’s…

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James Kibaki

James is a person living with Albinism (a condition that affects not only the skin but also the sight). The story he has uncovered for DOCUSOUND is Ann’s a woman living with albinism in Nairobi: her challenges and her struggle to live through the threats and the dangers that the city and the people pose to her….

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John Wambua Mutuku

John was a young boy into sports when he got involved in an accident that left him crippled and changed his attitude. John knows what it means to be fit and be the captain of the football team and he knows also what it means to be suddenly cut out of your own world because…

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Jonathan Njoroge

Jonathan is young and talented. His background is in sustainable energy and alternative fuels and his aim for taking part in DOCUSOUND is to show Kenyans that new and sustainable sources of energy are available and are easy to access and use. In Kenya every year hundreds of people die and thousands get sick from…

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VALERIE AWINO

Valerie is a young and promising journalist whose interest is to raise awareness about the poor and the under-served. For DOCUSOUND she chose to work on a family of the Kibera slum in Nairobi, where the only bread winner is the mother, as her husband and and four children are legally blind. With the help…

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MERCY ALOMBA

AIDS and HIV are a major problem in Kenya, especially in the slums where Mercy works as a media activist and a journalist. Very often young couples dealing with with HIV-AIDS are confronted with the social pressure of starting a family, despite the risks of spreading the virus. In between health and traditions, physical well…

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FAITH WAFULA

Faith’s interest as a radio producer is in women and children who live in the streets. Nairobi and Kenya in general face a huge problem of women and children who literally are born and spend all of their lives in the streets, exposed to rape, poverty, violence and poor health conditions. Faith uses the skills…

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LEVY RADOLI

Terrains of Life story is about a man who grew up in a poverty stricken family; he encountered some tragedies which changed his physical state completely and for that reason he had to work extra hard to make his dream come true. He is a teacher by profession but on top of that he manages…

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DERICK SHIMOLI

The storyline of this documentary puts into perspective a special education system trend for visually impaired scholars, in a developing Third World country. It is set in a typical school session where a student gives an account of challenges encountered in a limited environment and underlies the absence of basic infrastructure (Braille reading and writing…

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SIMON KIMANGA

Two Kenyan brothers decide to look for their biological fathers so as to get surnames for their first born sons, as tradition requires. With their mom deceased they have very limited options at hand. Will they really succeed? Single mothers are rather common in Kenya, Simon himself has not being recognized by his father and…

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