burners without borders

Growing up is hard

Growing up is hard. It’s especially hard if you’re living on the streets in Mombasa, or if your misbehavior in your community led to your short-term imprisonment in a correctional facility.

Borstal Boys: Poi and Life Skills Behind Bars

Borstal Boy

The MotoMoto Program is helping make a difference at the Shimo La Tewa Borstal Institution which houses 313 boys from all over Kenya.

MotoMoto and the Dream Catchers

Koru-Kenya’s MotoMoto program has been paired with Wema Centre for the past few months, joining our Poi and Life Skills program with their E-Learning bus to create a unique opportunity for children who spend much of their time on the streets.

"Who could like this life?" - MotoMoto

Yesterday, we sat down with some boys from the streets of Mombasa (survivors, as they prefer to be called) in a shady patch of grass where they practice fire dancing as part of Koru’s MotoMoto program.

MotoMoto Performing Arts - Feb 2013

We've started off the year with two new MotoMoto classes on Tuesday and Thursdays in Mombasa thanks to Burners without Borders. Each class consists of ten street living youth. We've begun giving them food after each session as a way of giving them focus.

MotoMoto la danse du feu - nov 2012

fire dance training with motomoto circus in Kenya

Martin Kimani fait tournoyer ses bolas depuis 2009! Le cirque MotoMoto se consacre à réhabiliter les jeunes vivant dans la rue par la pratique de la danse du feu depuis 2009 au moment où un don de Burners Without Borders permet de démarrer le projet.

MotoMoto Performing Arts - Nov 2012

fire dance training with motomoto circus in Kenya

Martin Kimani is still spinning it up since 2009 years! The MotoMoto Circus program has been working to reach street living youth through performing arts since 2009 when the project was given a kick start from Burners Without Borders.