Landesa is an international non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of rural women and men by strengthening their rights to land. These rights to land – a fundamental economic asset around the world – are foundational to fighting poverty, promoting gender equality, and arresting the climate crisis.
Victor is a Nairobi based filmmaker, writer, and documentary researcher. He works across documentary, music videos, and commercial projects that center his interest in true stories that address climate change and gender based issues in society.
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Director: Victor Wachira
Cinematographer: Timothy Njogu
Drone Operator: Brown Bosye Mwakenja
Editor: Jibril Abdullahi
Sound Design: Paul Jillo
Colorist: Timothy Njogu
Featuring: Imelda Modestus, Zaina Mlawa
Story Consultants (LANDESA): Godfrey Massay, Monica Mhoja, Tyler Roush
Executive Producers: Sky Dylan-Robbins, Gabriel Diamond
Producers: Mungai Kiroga, Debra Aroko
Editorial Consultant: Khalid Shamis
Legal Services: Matthew T. Rogers, Esq.
Music provided by: Musicbed
Special Thanks: Communities of Ikongosi and Ikongosi Juu, Mufindi District Council, PELUM Tanzania
This film is a product of the Solutions Storytelling Project, a Skoll Foundation-supported initiative from the Video Consortium that connects regional filmmakers and social innovators in the Global South to produce solutions-focused short documentaries that catalyze positive change.