AIDS Project: Youths Using Art to Fight for Life

$2,464 $17,336
Raised Remaining


Project of mobilization of young people from low-income communities who spread AIDS information using theatre techniques.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

This project targets young people from low-income communities in northeast Brazil and trains them in theatre, puppet theatre, song and dance, and AIDS and STD’s.

How will this project solve this problem?

To search and identify the youths; to select and mobilize the organizations that will participate; to strength the GAPA’s theatre group; and to present the GAPA’s plays in different communities.

Potential Long Term Impact

To mobilize young people from low-income communities to become peer educators in their communities and to spread AIDS information through performances.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $2,464

Funding Policy: partial

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $2,464 as of Jun 9, 2004.  The original project funding goal was $19,800.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Thanks to 5 donors like you, a total of $2,464 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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