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Friday, 13 January 2017

Finding hope in ballet: Meet the children of Kibera, Africa's largest slum

(image credit: Fredrik Lerneryd)

This truly is an inspiring story of a ballet school like no other.  Situated in Kibera, Nairobi, a slum home to 700,000 people, this wonderful project is run and supported by Anno's Africa

(image credit: Fredrik Lerneryd)

(image credit: Fredrik Lerneryd)

Students here have been given a chance to become accomplished dancers, some even winning scholarships to further their education. 

See their story in the video below:

(via: The Guardian)

If you'd like to find out more about the charity or how you can donate to projects such as their Ballet School click here for more info.

The stunning photographs above have all been taken by the incredibly talented Nairobi-based photographer Fredrik Lerneryd. Please do visit his website here to view the entire gallery from this Ballet School as part of his on-going project.

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