Interviews with Activists: Rorian Cherono on the Ogiek of Kenya

Rorian Cherono is the first woman from the Ogiek community to graduate from university. The Ogiek are a hunter gatherer community living mostly around the Mao forest in Kenya. Here Cherono discusses the obstacles children from the Ogiek community have in accessing education. In the concluding part of this clip, Cherono speaks of how she was motivated to continue her education and what having an education means to her.


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Date: 14/12/2010




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