Our Streets - Our Stories | A Second Chance for Nairobi’s Street Children | Short Documentary (2019)
TURN ON THE ENGLISH CAPTIONS BEFORE YOU WATCH THE FILM “Our Streets - Our Stories” is a short documentary about Donga, one of Nairobi’s 60,000 street children and one of the few who got a second chance to turn his life around. Donga grew up on the streets, without any formal education or role models to follow. However, after begging, hustling and stealing for years, his life changed when he joined Nai Nami, a social enterprise established by Gianmarco Marinello. Nai Nami’s approach is innovative and unique: we harness the street skills and life stories of street children, empowering them to create value for society. This sustainable business model enabled Donga and six other street children to showcase their life stories and monetize their street skills, by working as storyteller guides on an inspiring city tour in downtown Nairobi (not in the slums). Tourists have the chance to experience Nairobi through the eyes of former street children and our guides have a full-time job, a stable income and an interface to connect with people from all over the world. We believe that disadvantaged youth everywhere deserve the chance to a better future. We hope this film inspires you to expand on our approach and take it further. If you want to join the movement, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. BOOK YOUR TOUR NOW: https://nai-nami.com CONTACT THE CINEMATOGRAPHER: https://www.fullfilment.company/ email@example.com CONTACT THE FOUNDER OF NAI NAMI: https://www.gianmarco-marinello.com firstname.lastname@example.org WATCH THE FULL STORY ABOUT NAI NAMI: https://youtu.be/33hGb-yON_0 WATCH HOW NAI NAMI CHANGES LIVES: Kissmart: https://youtu.be/xQCeTcan1qI Cheddaz: https://youtu.be/U1FkCPLaLA0 Mrembe: https://youtu.be/cRqdROZdsMo Donga: https://youtu.be/vT6cTfx9kLQ Ndee: https://youtu.be/udd4gn2EP-o Mwas: https://youtu.be/0QRysgda42U QwiQwi: https://youtu.be/nYCoruoXkiM FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE GUIDES: Mrembe: https://youtu.be/ncTESP694Sk Kissmart: https://youtu.be/J1JEQkdxoF4 Cheddaz: https://youtu.be/vqVO8mXrap0 Donga: https://youtu.be/8_DtRZ4sAzw Ndee: https://youtu.be/jdoo-Sr7SqU Mwas: https://youtu.be/E5zlekI0EBw QwiQwi: https://youtu.be/N-3kSA2_h4o FOLLOW US: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nai.nami/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NaiNamiTours/ NAI NAMI ON TRIPADVISOR: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g294207-d13485450-Reviews-Nai_Nami_Our_Streets_Our_Stories-Nairobi.html
Suave, A Kenyan Original
Suave is a Kenyan brand of bags and accessories, that combines different elements of second hand clothing and turns them into bright and unique pieces. This film by independent filmmaker Joash Omondi celebrates Nairobi; a city that gave birth to Suave and showcases the parallels between the spirit of its young people and the bold colours that have come to exemplify the brand. Featuring poetry by Abu Sense.
Rapper, Paramedic, Striker | The Unique Ugandan Footballer
This film was researched, written, produced and directed by Abubakar Majid. Abu is a member of COPA90’s Creators Network, which comprises all of COPA90’s presenters and contributors. The fate of the African footballer playing in Africa, more often than not, comes with an added load of responsibility. Varees played football in Europe but opted to change the narrative of foreign exported talent by quitting and returning to Kenya to continue with his magic on the pitch. Originally from Uganda, this film showcases the journey from his homeland to Europe and back to Kenya. Abu Majid sits down with the player to find what influenced his return, how settled he is in the Kenyan football system and why he chose East Africa over the more established West African region where football is a religion. His survival is only guaranteed by the extra jobs Varees manages to secure. Training drills here, only help boost bodies of budding footballers, who some, unfortunately, never get to actualise their hopes of regular participation in matches or decent wages. This film was funded by our newly launched Creator Commissions initiative. Each month, there is a grant of up to £1000 accessible to any COPA90 fan and filmmaker to tell a story they feel the football community should know about. To find out more about our Creator Commissions, please visit: https://copa90.com/creatorcommissions/ Camera: Mohamed Birik & Lenox Ochieng Editor: Joash Omondi Colorist & Graphics: Bilal Mwiti Music: ‘Dark fog, wisp whorls, evening fall and too cool’ by Kevin Macleod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 hhtp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 March by INK Don't forget to tune in every Monday and Friday for your weekly dose of Comments Below! Subscribe to COPA90: http://bit.ly/Copa90Subscribe Want a regular dose of COPA90 goodness all in one place? Sign up for our newsletter to spice up your inbox today! http://bit.ly/copa90newsletter Check out COPA90 US for the North American voice on the global game: https://www.youtube.com/user/kick Check out our new website: http://bit.ly/Copa90 About COPA90: At COPA90 we believe that football is the universal language. We’re here to entertain, inform and celebrate football and its fans. Whether it’s chats and challenges with your favourite footballers, in depth documentaries about fan culture or amazing animations and explainers about the biggest stories in the game, COPA90 is how football feels. Twitter - http://bit.ly/Copa90TW Instagram - http://bit.ly/1Lx2Eny Facebook - http://bit.ly/Copa90FB Google+ - http://bit.ly/Copa90G Snapchat - copa90 Leave us a comment below!
The Secret Behind Ivory Coast's Golden Generation | ASEC Mimosas
This is the story of ASEC Mimosas - the football club that have unearthed and developed some of the biggest names to come from Africa. The likes of the Toures, Gervinho, Salomon Kalou, and Emmanuel Eboué have all come through the youth academy. Archive Footage courtesy of ASEC Mimosas - http://www.asec.ci/en Asec Web Tv Mimosas - https://www.youtube.com/user/asecwebtv/videos Subscribe to Copa90: http://bit.ly/Copa90Subscribe Check out our new website: http://bit.ly/Copa90 About Copa90: At Copa90 we believe that football is more than a game. It has the power to unite people from all walks of life in a way that nothing else does. We're on a mission to reclaim football for the fans by creating the home of global football culture: for football fans, by football fans. We tell the stories, hero the characters and host the conversations that really matter. We are Copa90, the voice of fans around the world, and we're taking our ball back. Get on board. The Game Never Stops The best football videos on YouTube. Subscribe now! Youtube Channel - http://bit.ly/Copa90YT Twitter - http://bit.ly/Copa90TW Instagram - http://bit.ly/1Lx2Eny Facebook - http://bit.ly/Copa90FB Google+ - http://bit.ly/Copa90G Snapchat - copa90official Music Licensed By AudioNetwork: ANW1741_24_Karuna-2 ANW1454_12_Tribal-Rundown ANW1223_23_Picking-Apples-5 ANW2513_122_Cape-Town-Hoedown-5 ANW1023_03_Across-The-Land CueSongs: Ayub Ogada - Thum Nyatiti Leave us a comment below!