Sunshine Cinema: Traveling Solar-Powered Theater Aims to Provide Inspiration in Africa
Working in various areas of Southern Africa, we have met incredible people. One of them is Lloyd Maanyina, the star of our short film, Amazing Grace, which recently won an award at the D.C. Environmental Film Festival.
Lloyd is a Zambian man living in the village of Livingstone. He used to be a charcoal burner – charcoal production is one of the main causes of deforestation in Zambia.
Of his own accord, Lloyd decided to start growing trees, because he felt like it was “pay back time to nature”. He built a small tree nursery in his backyard and slowly began selling his saplings to, amongst others, a social enterprise from South Africa called Greenpop that plants thousands of trees around