Defying the Odds

Director: Kennedy Oryema
Country: Uganda (2012)
Genre: Documentary
Time: 5.31 min


A story of Esther Namirimu, juggling responsibilities of taking care of her HIV blind mother and looking for food. She attends to household responsibilities in between going to school at Makerere University Primary School, where she is a P.3 pupil. The challenges are so immense and the question is, how will she overcome her predicament?