The Forgotten Ones – Digital Promise

The Forgotten Ones

The Forgotten Ones


BlackRhinoVR, Nairobi, Kenya

MY World 360° September 2019 Climate Action and Reducing Inequalities Playlist selection

An immersive narrative that places viewers into the largest dumpsite in Eastern Africa (Dandora), told from the perspective of the dumpsite itself.

Youth Producer: Charles Muchiri (22)

Sustainable Development Goals addressed: Goal 1: No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere, Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth – Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all, Goal 9: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure – Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation, Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries, Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Discussion Prompts

  • What impact did it have on you to experience this story from the point of view of the dumpsite? From what other perspectives could this story be told?
  • Have you ever been to a dumpsite? How is the one depicted in The Forgotten Ones (Dandora) similar or different?
  • What do you think is meant by the title, The Forgotten Ones?

Watch The Forgotten Ones on Facebook:


Or, watch The Forgotten Ones on Vimeo.

There are several ways to experience 360° video, including through a VR headset, a VR viewer connected to a mobile device, a mobile device on its own, or through a web-based video player, as demonstrated above. See for more about 360° video and “like” the 360 Challenge Facebook page for more youth-produced 360 media.

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