Monday, 18 Jan 2021

Through the Lens of Kenya's Young Refugees

Talented young creatives continue to turn one of Africa’s largest refugee camps into their own artistic space, even during the pandemic. Kenya’s Kakuma camp is home to almost 200,000 refugees. In 2018, CNN Inside Africa programme met young refugees living in the camp who were using film, song, and their creative talents to tell their own stories. Filmmaker Amina Rwimo spoke about her motivation, “I want to educate. I want to pass message, I want to entertain. All those things because with film you can do that at the same time.” Refugees in the camp have fled from war and famine in countries like Burundi, South Sudan, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.  

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