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About the Film

Teachers, professors, community organizers and religious groups have used KIBERA KID to connect with the reality of everyday life in Kibera, Africa's largest slum.

               How do children and young people survive in Kibera? 

               What choices do they have? 

The Story

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Kibera kidOtieno, a twelve year old orphan living in Kibera, Kenya, Africa’s largest slum,  lives with the Razors gang, his substitute family.  Otieno has to choose between a life of crime or redemption. KIBERA KID was shot entirely on location in Kibera, with a cast from Kibera. KIBERA KID has won seven international awards, including the prestigious student EMMY, has been screened at 38 international film festivals and has been featured by media throughout the world.