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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.
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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.

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.

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Canon Miraisha Programme Partners

Stories

  • Why ZAWADI?

    A group of young women used the gift of storytelling to share their experiences of growing up in the informal settlements of Nairobi

  • Bigger than Hollywood: The quiet ascent of New Nigerian Cinema

    We look at the past, present and future of the world's second biggest film industry - Nollywood

  • Streets of Lagos

    Afrobeat has gone global and major labels are clamouring for new Nigerian talent. Eager or worldwide fame, young artists are taking the creative process into their own hands.

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