Kohana is a PHP5 framework that uses the Model View Controller architectural pattern. It aims to be secure, lightweight, and easy to use.
Community, not company, driven. Kohana is driven by community discussion,ideas, and code. Kohana developers are from all around the world, each with their own talents. This allows a rapid and flexible development cycle that can respond to new bugs and requests within hours.
Strict PHP5 OOP. Offers many benefits: visibility protection, automatic class loading,overloading, interfaces, abstracts, singletons, etc.