In the new episode of the African Movie Review on Vice Versa Global, Emmanuel Mandebo discusses the film Prickly Roses. Produced by Nabwiso Films in association with Akina Mama Wa Africa, Prickly Roses decodes the lives of three young women who are striving to earn a living in a very unsupportive environment.
Het dekoloniseren van de ontwikkelingswereld is nodig om een vrij en sterk middenveld te krijgen. Community-led development kan als katalysator werken voor een betere balans tussen donor en ontvanger, om tot zuidelijk leiderschap te komen: shift the power in actie. ‘Voor ons, op kantoor, betekent het een stap terug doen.’ Een rondvraag.Lees artikel
They have decided to venture into a blistering and strenuous labor just to fend for their families for lack of better options that can put food on the table. Majority of these women are widowed or single mothers who have children in school, and this is their only way of ensuring they give their children a better life. Depicting the real strength of a woman, they have deconstructed the narrative that a man is the sole provider of the family.Lees artikel
Today on Vice Versa Global: A trash survey documentation led by community mappers Kenya in the informal settlements of Mathare, Majengo, Kariobangi and Kibera. The aim of the survey is to track trash patterns in the aforementioned regions so as to come up with sustainable and inclusive waste management solutions. Through the study, relevant stakeholders are invited to help facilitate and enhance implementation. The survey was powered by Urban Llum, University of Twente, and Urban Lab.Lees artikel