Demystifying devolution

Location: Thika, Central, Kenya

Organization Name: Zoom Advocacy Organization
Grant: $16,000
Year: 2014
Focus Area: Risk Reduction and Rehabilitation


citizen journalists, film makers and artists from the slums to showcase their work in Slum an upcoming event; Slum Film Festival Fast forward. Future crew and cast. A girl holds up a boom mike as other children look on at Kiandutu slums during the shooting of Film 3. Lights, Camera, Action. A cast acts during the shooting of our Film 3 at Kiandutu slums in Thika, Kenya. Filming: A section of our cast discuss with crew at one of the filming locations in Kiandutu slums in Thika during the shooting of our third film Film 3 cast pose for a photo after Day 2 of training and rehearsals at Muungano wa wanakijiji community resource centre at Kiandutu slums in Thika. Recruitment and Rehearsals: A section of youths hoists our project banner outside Muungano hall in Kiandutu slums just before recruitment and training of cast for Film 3. One of the cast Simon Kimotho, aka Simba stands outside Muungano hall in Kiandutu slums. This will be the training and rehearsals centre for Film 3 Slum film festivals 2015. August 24 -29. Deadline June 30. Producers, filmmakers, directors, actors, actresses......Take part Citizen journalism. Telling the community story. Men at Work: Road repairs are underway in Thika town. There have been numerous calls from residents and road users to have the poor roads in Thika town recarpeted. Roads closed as the County Government of Kiambu repairs roads in Thika town. Lights off. screening time. Public participation in Strengthening devolution. #FEPACI [email protected] #SafariFilmFestival Lights off. screening time. Public participation in Strengthening devolution. #FEPACI [email protected] #SafariFilmFestival Screening time. Public participation in Strengthening devolution. #FEPACI [email protected] Certificate of participation during Unesco @ 50 celebrations at KICC in Nairobi. Safari Film Festival Our film 'Public participation in strengthening devolution' screens at Safari Film Festival at KICC Nairobi during celebrations to mark 50 years anniversary of UNESCO in Kenya and Kenya in UNESCO.. The film festival was organised by the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM) and Pan African Federation of Filmmakers (FEPACI) Youths from Kiandutu slums in Thika pose for a photo after a capacity building workshop by Kiambu county government Biashara fund at Thika stadium. They are part of a group of young people who we trained on devolution and opportunities for the youth under 'Demystifying devolution' project. The fund is set to benefit youth, women and persons with disabilities. simon Kimotho, in a cap, and Michael Mung'atia during a capacity building workshop by Kiambu county government Biashara fund at Thika stadium. The two are Kiandutu slum residents who have been trained on devolution and opportunities for the youth under 'Demystifying devolution' project. The fund is set to benefit youth, women and persons with disabilities. simon Kimotho, in a cap, and Michael Mung'atia queue for registration during a capacity building workshop by Kiambu county government Biashara fund at Thika stadium. The two are Kiandutu slum residents who have been trained on devolution and opportunities for the youth under 'Demystifying devolution' project. The fund is set to benefit youth, women and persons with disabilities. Curtains fall: After the screening was over, it was time to pack-up and leave. And although we finished later than we expected, we left a happy team of staff, cast and crew having reached well over 120 residents of Kiang'ombe slums with information and education on functions of elected leaders and the role of public participation in strengthening devolution Screening: A section of audience, young and old, watch our films on devolution at Kiang'ombe slums in Thika on Saturday July 19. Screening: Our second film 'Public participation in strengthening devolution' screens at Kiang'ombe slums in Thika Screening. Kiang'ombe slums residents watch our films on devolution Screening: Zoom Advocacy Organization Volunteer Caroline Muthini works on a laptop as Sospeter Gitonga, our civic education facilitator and theatre trainer, sets up our screening location at Kiang'ombe on Saturday July 19. Screening: Power lines fixed ahead of screening Screening. Generator testing just before the screening at Kiang'ombe slums Screening: As the sun sets, a group of children mills around our screening site at Kiang'ombe slums as they wait for the screening to start Screening. Our banner at a screening site at Kiang'ombe on Saturday July 19