Upclose with Abishai Maxman; the hunter from Bujumbura.
Bentana Marcello; Connecting Congo to Machakos
On 11 June 2017, we held the first Machakos Jazz Session which drew guests from as far as Kinshasha in Congo and Boston in Massachusetts. A pleasant surprise was one very energetic and positive guy, who bumped into the Jazz festival by sheer luck but ended up craving to come back for artist residency at Ubunifu Machakos. […]
He speaks with a funny accent that is definitely not Kenyan. But what is he doing in Machakos? Marclello is a global citizen, born and bred in Congo but traversing the world in pursuit of bigger ideals in art and volunteerism. At 24, he found his way to Machakos (the place to be…) through Voluntary Services Overseas […]