In Kenya, "sugar daddy" relationships are out in the open - in nightclubs, on campuses, and all over social media. Transactional sex was once driven by poverty, says film-maker Nyasha Kadandara. But now, increasingly, it's driven by vanity.

Grace is a single mum and nightclub dancer who dreams of being a star. She goes to the Kenyan coast looking for a rich “sponsor” - AKA sugar daddy - who can fund her dream of making it as a singer. But is there such a thing as easy money?

Year of production: 2018. Running Time: 6:05 min

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Female students “prefer dating older men than dating school kids” in Nairobi, says 21-year-old Jane. Although she comes from a traditional family in rural Kenya, Jane freely admits that she gets support from two older guys, and asks, “What is wrong about sex anyway?”

Year of production: 2018. Running Time: 4:28 min

Director / Cinematographer / Writer

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