Kenya Museum Society & Purdy Arms invite you, your family and friends for ; An Informal Image in Five Voices, Film
Produced by Abie Troen
Karpf & Hahn Peace Prize Winner
Wednesday 27 August 2014
Purdy Arms Restaurant, Marula Lane – Karen
Did you know that roughly 2.5M (7%) of Kenya’s 40M citizens are informal traders?
These hardworking men, women & youth are shoe shiners, textile vendors, waste pickers on the city streets. They lack recognition and representation from the government and are systematically discriminated against by the Municipal Councils in Kenya.
In this documentary, 5 street vendors will share their stories, the compilation of which sheds light on the dreams, designs, realities and challenges of their Trade Union.
Listening to their different stories, you will have a glimpse into the complexities of development in Kenya and will be invited for a few brief moments into the lives of these remarkable individuals.
Their determination, integrity and dedication in meeting the challenges that confront them and the members of the informal economy, will definitely inspire you long after the lights go up.
Drinks 6.30pm, Starts 7:15 pm
Charges: Ksh 600 Movie & Drink
Purdy’s pizza special after the movie
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