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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TONY OGUTU

Tony is a psychological counselor working with HIV+ women. HIV+ himself, Tony is determined to give voice to the voiceless, in a society where being a woman and being HIV+ means losing the love of your husband and the support of your family and having to overcome major struggles to support your children. Tony wants…

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EDNA MANGA

Ednah is a young woman living with albinism. Albinism is a genetic condition in which the lack of melamine affects the skin (that is extremely sensitive to the sunlight to the point of getting severely burnt) and the eyes (the lack of melamine prevents the optic nerve from fully developing). Being albino in Africa means…

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MOUHAMED MOUSSA TOUACHI

Mouhammed has a physical handicap and for this reason all his life has been challenging, but he is a die-hard and wants to make sure people living with a disability have a better life than he had. For this he already hosts a radio show and with DOCUSOUND he has improved his communication skills to…

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