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Canon Miraisha Programme

A Canon Programme Developing Skills in Africa

Canon Miraisha Programme

Our Miraisha programme is promoting job opportunities and future livelihoods in Africa by offering workshops to photographers, videographers, filmmakers and print business owners to enhance and support their skill sets.

The Miraisha programme embodies Canons corporate philosophy, Kyosei, which means living and working together for the common good. Even the name of the programme. Miraisha, is a blend of Japanese and African (Swahili) language.

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Find out about Miraisha latest events and news for the coming year.


Canon Miraisha in collaboration with VII Academy is organizing a workshop for 10 selected students offering them an opportunity to revel into the skills of Documentary and Photojournalism Photography. The workshop comprises of 12 sessions focusing on multiple photography topics. Students will be guided by world-renowned photographers namely Nichole Sobecki and Stefano De Luigi.
Interested to know more about the workshop? Click here
* All applications will be collected and managed by the partner, VII Academy.

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Canon Miraisha Programme Scholarship Winners

Watch the video to get to know the 10 selected Canon Miraisha Programme young students as they go on a journey to develop their visual storytelling at the prestigious KCA University.

Journey of Young African Dreamers

A Canon Miraisha initiative that aims to award the young students in Kenya with photo and film scholarships, through the launch of a heart-warming hero video that celebrates the successes of the programme till date.

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