- For many young people in Kibera, the film is an inspiration.
- I regularly use "Kibera Kid" in my courses on international development at the University of California, Berkeley, and find it extremely helpful…
What people are saying: about KIBERA KID
From International Media:
For many young people in Kibera, the film is an inspiration.
Reuters News Service
As the success of Kibera Kid proves, even those living in poverty cannot be held back from reaching stardom.
BBC News (British Broadcasting Corporation)
The film promotes pure Kibera talent.
Daily Nation, Nairobi, Kenya
From Educators in the USA:
I regularly use Kibera Kid in my courses on international development
at the University of California, Berkeley, and find it extremely
helpful in getting students to think concretely and with emotion about the
critical problem of spiraling urban poverty in "Third World" countries.
Claudia Carr, Professor University of California, Berkeley, USA
The story presented in Kibera Kid is important not only for the people of Kibera and those who reside in other parts of Africa, but for all people of the world.
Angela Brown, Artist & Educator, Independence High School, San Francisco, California, USA
The film is truly incredible and I'm excited to see where it all goes and grows to! Katina Papson, World Savvy, San Francisco California USA
Kibera Kid provides a great opportunity to plant seeds of inquiry and work with students on investigating and understanding the realities of slums in other countries.
Kalpna Mistry, Global Studies Teacher, Berkeley High School, Berkeley California, USA
From Kibera, Kenya
The most ignored people in the society who are the chokoras (street kids) are given priority in KIBERA KID. Now this is their and our time.
Evans Kamau Kangethe, Kibera, Kenya
That which KIBERA KID shows is our world, our planet, our humanity.
Erika Montero, Cabudare, Lara State, Venezuela.
Thank you for such an excellent short film, KIBERA KID, not only for Africa, but also for all of Latin America and the world.
Victor Aaron Liendo,
Pedro Gual Institute of Advanced Diplomatic Studies, Caracas, Venezuela