Donation Options

St. Vincent Teaching Art to Children

 
$7,425
$4,575
Raised
Remaining

Summary

The program focuses on teaching children about local traditional art and culture, also providing a broader exposure to art in general, including different media and techniques. This is achieved by collaborating with various artists from different parts of the world. It is aimed at reaching the most economically disadvantaged children who have little or no exposure to a visual arts education.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Youlou Arts Foundation Inc. was started in 2001 to provide art education to elementary school children and teachers who do not have access to a visual arts education. The arts are a promising place to help boost St. Vincent's newly diversifying economy. This problem is most acute in St. Vincent's rural areas, which are severely underfunded for art education and where the need to find ways to economically diversify is most present. Funding for art education to elementary school children is needed

How will this project solve this problem?

Youlou Arts Foundation Inc. provides an art education to elementary school children. It is the only organization on the island which offers an art education. Youlou trains teachers who share their skills throughout the school year. Through access to the arts the children gain confidence in themselves and their ability to generate new ideas.This benefits all their endeavors-educational and otherwise. They learn skills which will allow them to participate in St. Vincent's new diversified economy.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project addresses the fact that elementary school children in the rural districts of St. Vincent do not have access to an art education. It does this directly in the summers, but since the teachers share their art making skills throughout the year more children are impacted. The arts help children to be motivated, imaginative, and innovative, valuable tools for implementing change in society.They learn vital life skills. Currently we cater for 160 children and 20 teachers.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $7,425
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $4,575
Total Funding Goal: $12,000

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

Donate by US Mobile Phone

Text GIVE 15455 to 80088 to donate $10 to St. Vincent Teaching Art to Children. Message and data rates may apply. Only works for US mobile phones.
TXT MSG from our lawyers: Note that your $10 donation will be made to the GlobalGiving Foundation-St. Vincent Teaching Art to Children project. Charges will appear on your wireless bill, or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by the account holder. You must reply YES to the confirmation message. You must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Text STOP to 80088 to stop all communication. Text HELP to 80088 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Full Terms: www.mGive.org/T. Privacy Policy: goto.gg/privacy.
An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $10
  • $25
  • $50
  • $75
  • $100
  • $500
  • $1,000
  • $3,000
  • $10
    each month
  • $25
    each month
  • $50
    each month
  • $75
    each month
  • $100
    each month
  • $500
    each month
  • $1,000
    each month
  • $3,000
    each month
  • $
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Project Leader

Camille Musser

Cambridge, MA United States

Where is this project located?

Close
Great; we do too!
Enter your email address to receive updates from this project and from GlobalGiving
We respect your privacy.