Video Of The Week - Four-Year-Old Lives Out His Bucket List


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People normally start to think about ticking things off their 'bucket list' i.e. list of things they wish to do before they die, as they get older and believe that time is running out. However, Nkaitole was recently able to experience every single thing he has ever wished for (so far), at the tender age of four.

And if you think that the young lad's aspirations would be limited to a few simple things like visiting a toy shop or eating as much candy as he could, think again. The adorable Masai boy who prior to this had never stepped foot outside of his village in Amboseli, Kenya, had an extensive list that included an airplane ride, a visit to the coast to see the ocean, a game of soccer in a national stadium, a hot air balloon ride over the game reserve and even, a first kiss!

The good news is that the young boy is not sick or dying. The bad? He was picked for this project by New York-based advertisement agency DDB for a campaign for the 'Water is Life' organization, to depict the dire issues faced by children in third world countries like Kenya from lack of something we all take for granted - Clean water. According to the organization, one in five children that live in the rural areas of most third world regions, die before the age of five from water borne diseases. Hopefully, Nkaitole is not going to be part of that statistic and will live a life long enough to experience an entirely new bucket list - One that is equally fun!


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  • backtoschool
    backtoschoolMonday, July 13, 2020 at 7:51 pm
    OMG!!!!! The video made me 😢 It is REALLY WAS that kids have to live like that!!!!! I'm SUPER GLAD that Water Is Life helped him complete his Bucket List!!!! I wish Nkaitold the best and safest life he could wish for!!!!!!❤
    • iamgood
      iamgoodMonday, July 13, 2020 at 5:19 pm
      I almost cried 😢😢
      • leiker1414
        leiker1414Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4:54 pm
        I have a long bucket list.
        • 11008800
          11008800Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4:29 pm
          I am so happy that he was able to complete his bucket list
          • 11008800
            11008800Monday, July 13, 2020 at 4:29 pm
            The video is so SAD. But I think the boy will live a good live even if it's a little short.
            • animereina2020
              animereina2020Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 3:38 pm
              The video made me almost cry! That is so sad, and I wish that he could of stayed alive longer😢 If he is still alive, I wish him luck, which he probably is not....
              • galaxyninja
                galaxyninjaTuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10:12 am
                i almost cried to
                • goodvibesonly09
                  goodvibesonly09Monday, July 13, 2020 at 1:09 pm
                  WHAT??? He is not alive probably 😱 NOO that is so sad 😭😭😭
                • catlover22
                  catlover22Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 7:41 am
                  Am crying its so sad.I hope he had fun. Praying
                  • BookGirlSunday, August 18, 2019 at 5:15 pm
                    That kid is so adorable!
                    • Kawaii PoptartWednesday, March 20, 2019 at 4:44 pm
                      Yeah so so sad but he is going to die right? Like for sure
                      • lTuesday, January 29, 2019 at 5:26 am
                        i like this text it was really cool