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A Small Act

When Hilde Back sponsored a young, rural Kenyan student, she thought nothing of it. She certainly never expected to hear from him, but years later she does. Now a Harvard graduate and a Human Rights Lawyer for the United Nations, ...

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Title: A Small Act
Genre: Documentary
Cast: Chris Mburu
Release Date: 2011-04-15
Production Country: United States
Directed By: Jennifer Arnold
Film Duration: 88
Production Year: 2010
Distributor: Dogwoof
Official Website: http://www.asmallact.com/

Synopsis: When Hilde Back sponsored a young, rural Kenyan student, she thought nothing of it. She certainly never expected to hear from him, but years later she does. Now a Harvard graduate and a Human Rights Lawyer for the United Nations, Chris Mburu decides to find the stranger that changed his life. Inspired by her generosity, he starts a scholarship program of his own and names it for his former benefactor. The top students in Mukubu primary school are in the exact same situation as Chris once was. They are bright, but can’t afford to pay school fees. With the creation of Chris’ fund, these students have new hope. But the program is small; how many will qualify for a scholarship?

A Small Act

Title: A Small Act
Genre: Documentary
Cast: Chris Mburu
Release Date: 2011-04-15
Production Country: United States
Directed By: Jennifer Arnold
Film Duration: 88
Production Year: 2010
Distributor: Dogwoof
Age Limit: 0+
Official Website: http://www.asmallact.com/

Synopsis: When Hilde Back sponsored a young, rural Kenyan student, she thought nothing of it. She certainly never expected to hear from him, but years later she does. Now a Harvard graduate and a Human Rights Lawyer for the United Nations, Chris Mburu decides to find the stranger that changed his life. Inspired by her generosity, he starts a scholarship program of his own and names it for his former benefactor. The top students in Mukubu primary school are in the exact same situation as Chris once was. They are bright, but can’t afford to pay school fees. With the creation of Chris’ fund, these students have new hope. But the program is small; how many will qualify for a scholarship?

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