Based in Nairobi’s Kibera slum, David Ochieng alias ‘Avido’ is a rising star in fashion, with his designs being sold around the world.
David Ochieng, also known as ‘Avido’, is a Kenyan designer whose brand makes a noise in the fashion industry. But while his clothes are sold around the world, he remains true to his roots in Nairobi’s Kibera slum.
Colors live here, by filmmaker Seydou Mukali, steps into his busy life to see the young designer in action as he gets a new pop-up opportunity off the ground. The film tells the creative life of this inspiring “boy from the slums”, who is deeply rooted in his community as his successes reach great heights.
Seydou Mukali is a Kenyan writer / director based in Nairobi. He has been producing content for television and film for over a decade. His feature film Veve won several awards and was acquired by Netflix. He is developing his next feature film based on Kenyan history, Looking for Lebo.