Kenya

One Goal, One Hope

I’m posting the video “One Goal, One Hope” directed by Jeff Mohammed. Jeff is a member of Mwelu Foundation and one of the youth I’ve been working with in Mathare. While I’m listed as a producer, basically I was the provider of equipment, carrier of bags, and teacher of Final Cut, and nothing more. This is truly the product of much hard work by Jeff, Maina, Maxwell, and Rodgers (I hope I’m not forgetting anyone) and the guidance of Julius.

Oh yeah, Jeff turned 18 a week after the documentary was finished. And this was his first time directing and editing any video projects.

Brian Ekdale is an Assistant Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa. He studies global digital cultures.

3 Comments

  • Julie

    Thanks for posting! I enjoyed Jeff’s debut piece — well done! What methods/avenues are there to contribute support for James?

  • bekdale

    thanks for the interest julie. jeff and i are currently looking up a way to set up a sponsorship for james through a local organization. i will update the post when we figure this out.

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