CHANGED BY ARTS

CHANGED BY ARTS

Fanaka Arts Project through arts aims to improve the lives of children and the youths by helping them to become role models who are instrumental in the positive development of their community. Our reporter Junnan takes us through the story in Mukuru slums.

EASTLEIGHWOOD

Burhan Iman and friends started Eastleighwood a platform that tells the true story about Somali community, he is breaking the cycle of young men being lured into terrorist groups. Jimmy Kitiro brings us this inspiring story.

HEART OF GOLD

Our reporter Vivian Awuor brings you an inspiring story of Josephat Mwangi, a matatu driver and James Njau, a conductor whose daily routine involves picking and dropping passengers with disability along Waiyaki way.  

BEHIND EVERY SCARF

Maisha Collective is a peer- driven initiative that fosters leadership and business management skills through the design and production of unique hand-dyed scarves and textiles. Ursula Akinyi our reporter spent time with them to bring you this story.

KICKING FOR ENVIRONMENT

Environmental issues in Kenya include deforestation, soil erosion, desertification, water shortage and degraded water quality, flooding, poaching, and domestic and industrial pollution. Green Kenya is using sports as a tool to reach young people and teach them the importance of conserving the environment. Our reporter Jimmy Kitiro spent time with them to bring you this story.

GIVING GLAM TO CANCER PATIENTS

Diana Aketch a 38 year old, Nairobi based Kenyan hairdresser who has single handedly supported more than 30 women who are undergoing cancer treatment by giving free high quality wigs to those who cannot afford it. Her main goal is to support women who are fighting cancer, with free makeovers  to boost they self-esteem, which diminishes with […]

YOUR CLOTH MY WARDROBE

Sam was born and raised in Korogocho slums, growing up, Sam engaged in criminal activities.  Now, a reformed criminal he runs an initiative with a group of transformed youth from the slum who out of past hard life experiences have seen the need to give back to the community in a humble way. “Your clothes” initiative targets the vulnerable children, widows, single mothers […]