UNFUNDED – One of our puppeteers was burned in a fire early in life. We are in the process of developing an educational show about fire safety and stigma of disabled people that is equal parts biographical, informative and preventative.
The story is the autobiographical journey of puppeteer and (now certified firefighter) Jose Njiuki as he deals with growing up different. Each phase of his life is contrasted with a fire safety or prevention message and each segment is punctuated with demonstrations and object lessons.
We require $5000USD to complete the performance package which includes complete Kiswahili and English language translations, produce and rehearse the existing script and purchase the custom puppet characters and props.
It’s a dynamic presentation that is sure to inspire change and save lives.