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CoMeT Kenya

The making of Atieno Film

  • Category: Production, Training
  • Location: Mathare, Nairobi

This is a feature film that tells the story of Atieno, a 16 year old girl from Kisumu who drops out of school and is forced to fend for her sick father and her siblings. She goes to live in Mathare slums in Nairobi in search of work and encounters a lot of obstacles. This film is made by DreamGirls in the WezeshaDada project and will be used by them to conduct outreach targeting other girls in Nairobi and Kisumu on the relationship between HIV, entrepreneurship and resilience in the face of challenges facing adolescent girls and young women, specially those living in slums and rural areas.