by Mercy Alomba
For the fifth consecutive year, students from primary and secondary schools in Kibera had a chance to interact during a two-day event that saw them perform in various music categories. The colorful event took place at Kibra Academy along Karanja Road.
Presentations ranged from promotion of culture, corruption, health, importance of education,and importance of having a peaceful Kibera.
Uweza Cultural Troupe members prepare for their performance
Ken Okoth, Minister of Parliament for Kibra, awarding one of the winners
Some of the performing groups who took part included Uweza Cultural Troupe, Kibra Academy, Raila Educational Centre, Starya School, Nairobi Day School, Mashimoni Secondary School, among others, and it was all cheers for the winners who carried home trophies and t-shirts branded "KIBRA PEOPLE UNITED."
To learn more about Children of Kibera, the organizers of this event visit http://www.childrenofkibera.org.