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“Our Streets – Our Stories” is a short documentary about Donga, one of Nairobi’s 60,000 street children and one of the few who got a second chance to turn his life around. Donga grew up on the streets, without any formal education or role models to follow. However, after begging, hustling and stealing for years, his life changed when he joined Nai Nami, a social enterprise established by Gianmarco Marinello. Nai Nami’s approach is innovative and unique: we harness the street skills and life stories of street children, empowering them to create value for society. This sustainable business model enabled Donga and six other street children to showcase their life stories and monetize their street skills, by working as storyteller guides on an inspiring city tour in downtown Nairobi (not in the slums). Tourists have the chance to experience Nairobi through the eyes of former street children and our guides have a full-time job, a stable income and an interface to connect with people from all over the world. We believe that disadvantaged youth everywhere deserve the chance to a better future. We hope this film inspires you to expand on our approach and take it further. If you want to join the movement, reach out to us at email@example.com.