This project will build a center in Kigali, providing an access to a rich and various arts for vulnerable and non vulnerable children. The center will provide support services to detect, develop and nourish their talents from early age. The main aim of the center is to give children the rights to have fun, right to play, to expression and an opportunity to exchange with those from different backgrounds but also an emotional healing for vulnerable ones such as street children, sexually abused etc
More than 50% of the rwandan population are children under 18. to develop in his/her all aspects, children need to play, to associate, share and exchange with other children, yet in Kigali city there is no chance for children to play in the neighborhood as their counterparts in the rural areas. it is challenging situation for both children and parents. benefits from the center are endless it will be a hub for games, talents and networks, whereas it is a safe and affordable space for parents.
kaami artistic center for children provides different artistic training and performances( theater, dance, music, drumming) and painting and bricollage sessions. the center organizes also various activities such as reading, storytelling, movie screening, games, debates and cultural events. parents and caregivers are sensitized on child rights and possible types of child abuse in their communities.
the project will train 1000 children in different fields of art; 3,000 children will attend regular shows; 5,000 children will enjoy the center game space; the project will educate 1,000 parents and care givers on different issues related to child rights in the community. 1,000 children will showcase their talents through regular performances and cultural events. 1,000 children will heal emotionally through art.