Providing Alternatives through Dance and Theater

 
$1,546
$89,344
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Summary

This project assists children by providing an alternative to delinquency and idleness through the organization of artistic activities promoting culture, such as traditional dance and theater.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Ussoforal serves over 200 children in Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and Mozambique. The Guinea-Bissau activities are based in the Plack II neighborhood of Bissau. Ussoforal provides alternatives to delinquency through the organization of artistic activities promoting culture, such as traditional dance and theater. Funds are used to obtain instruments and costumes, as well as school and sports equipment, basic medicines and other day-to-day essentials, and to establish a community center.

How will this project solve this problem?

(1) Study of different dances, songs, costumes and traditions of the different ethnic groups (2) Exhibitions and performances (3) Fabrication of costumes (4) Acquisition of materials (5) Protection and defense of children's rights

Potential Long Term Impact

Ussoforal helps over 200 children throughout Guinea-Bissau, Senegal and Mozambique by providing an alternative to delinquency andidleness through the organization of artistic activities promoting culture, such as traditional dance and theater.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

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

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Organization

Project Leader

Tim Rosche

English Language Correspondent
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

Where is this project located?

Map of Providing Alternatives through Dance and Theater
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