Change Story : Sarah Opondo

Sara Kwala first heard of GoDown from a friend in 2006, during the break between high school and university. Sara was, and still is, a hip hop fanatic, and when her friend told her that there would be a dance workshop at The GoDown that would incorporate hip hop dance, she was over the moon. Sarah went for the first few sessions, which were purely contemporary dance. She was not amused. Even so, her friend kept her going back with the promise that there would soon be a hip hop

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Change Story : Lydia Dola

“I have been a beneficiary of the GoDown; I have learnt at the GoDown without paying a single coin, I have attended concerts without paying anything, I have sung on their stage and they have paid me. It’s a beautiful thing to support the arts,” – these are the words of Lydia Dola, the very first person who has managed to complete our Raising 19 challenge. We had asked her what motivated her support for us, and she left us both proud and in awe. Lydia exudes passion for and

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