Providing Alternatives through Dance and Theater

by Grupo Ussoforal, Inc

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.
$1,546
total raised
40
donors
0
monthly donors
8
years active

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.

Solution

(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

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.

Additional Documentation

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

Organization Information

Grupo Ussoforal, Inc

Location: Bissau, Guinea-Bissau - Guinea-Bissau
Website: http:/​/​ussoforal.org/​
Project Leader:
Tim Rosche
English Language Correspondent
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of

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