About ShootBack

MYSA Shootback is our photography project. Members who take part in the project learn the art of photography and film-making and go out in the community to make a record of daily life in Mathare. There are also weekly discussions and journal writing sessions about the issues and themes that come up from these photography and filming trips out in the community.

Shootback enables us to tell stories about events in our everyday lives and to record what it is like to grow up in the slums of Mathare. It has also helps us keep a record of our activities and create a history of MYSA.

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The story Wairimu, a mother of two kids living in Mathare, and how she has been effected by the post election violence in Kenya in January 2008
– Documentary about the camps built for displaced people following the post election violence in January 2008
– Documentary about life in the Mathare slums
The project has published two books – the first, Shootback, featured a selection of photographs telling the story of life in the slums. The second, Image in the MDGs, was put together in collaboration with UN Habitat and showed photographs and captions relating to the Millennium Development Goals.

Shootback footage has been used on the Sports for Social Change Network DVD and a documentary, Women Against Poverty, featured at the Nuff Film Festival in Norway.

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Danica- eRKO Slovakia

MYSA Training Center Launch

MYSA Training Center Launch

East Africa Cup tournament

East Africa Cup tournament

Norway Cup

Norway Cup

Dandora Group Clea up

Dandora Group Clea up

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We celebrated the #UniversalChildrenDay with our Under-16 and Under-14 Semifinals. 
The young lads displayed spectacular football as they fought for a spot in the finals. 
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  • 33rd Edition : MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championship Updates! 
The O-16 Category semifinals was filled with lots of actions as the best teams battled for a spot in the finals. 
From the O-16 Girls :Ruaraka Girls and Future Golden (Pumwani) will face each other in the finals 
While from the O-16 Boys: Akapela (Githurai) and Eleven Brothers (Mathare North)  will face each other. 
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Yesterday was packed with action from our U-16 and U-14 Girls categories. The girls played in both Komarock and Githurai Grounds.

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  • 33rd Edition : MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championship Updates! Under -16 boys category .

Although the field today wasn't very friendly the young men were adamant towards their goal to get through to the semi finals.

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It was an action packed day at MYSA Komarock Field as the young girls contested for a slot in the finals.
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Our U-12 girls were so determined to do their best and showcase their skills that Even the Weather Could not Stop them.
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  • 33rd Edition : MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championship Updates! 
From the O-16 Girls category; Ruaraka Girls, Kayole, Bafana Starlets (Kahawa Group) and Terror Squad (Mwiki) managed  to qualify for the semifinals .
The Semifinals will take place on 20th November at Babadogo grounds. 
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  • 33rd Edition : MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championship
Today O-16 boys played their matches in both Babadogo and Huruma grounds.  Eight teams qualified to play the semifinals on 20th November at Babadogo grounds. 
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  • 33rd Edition- MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championships!! Mathare North Zone show their prowess in the game as 2 teams: Flames Sportive from Mathare North and Maxmilan from Mathare North 4A qualify for the finals.

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  • 33rd Edition- MYSA "Sports for All" Annual Championships!! We kick off the 2019 MYSA " Sports for All" annual championships with the Under-10 Category.
22 teams from 22 MYSA centres accross the 16 MYSA zones battle out at Komarock Grounds for a spot in the Finals which will be held on 7th December.
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