CHILDREN FOR CHANGE "I CARE" PROGRAMMES
Stop Motion Filmography, 23rd-24th Nov'19
20 young participants from DPS, Sonepat participated in an experiential 2 day programme led by award winning visual designer Shaaz Ahmed and the Red Balloon team. The children created a Stop Motion Film on Emotional Awareness. They also participated in multiple activities and engaged in conversations about Emotions, Empathy, Emotional Quotient and Intelligence.
School Partner: DPS, Sonepat
Mentors: Shaaz Ahmed, Lavanya Agarwal
Support Facilitator: Anupriya Khare, Inder
"It was a completely different experience at this workshop!"
Darsh Vatsa, Participant , Class VIII
CHILDREN FOR CHANGE AWARENESS PROGRAMMES
BAAPU DHAM MEIN
BACHHON KA KAMAAL
Sanitation & Substance Abuse
Puppet and Theatre Performance, 23rd-31st May'19
30 young participants from Bapu Sambhav colony, Delhi participated in an intensive 9 day programme led by Dadi Pudumjee & the Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust team. The children created a puppet performance on Sanitation and Substance Abuse Awareness, which they presented to over 150 local residents at the Jonapur community garden. The group participated in inter-community sharing with NGO Rhythm of Life; and performed for the children of Sardar Patel Vidya Niketan, Mandi, Delhi.
Participants: Tarang Centre
Supported by: Vaish Associates Public Welfare Trust
Knowledge Partner: Water Aid India
Venue Partner: Vis a vis (STIR), Delhi
Arts Mentor: Dadi Pudumjee, Ishara Team
Support Facilitators: Ruchi Wadhwa, Lavanya Agarwal
Outreach Partners: Rhythm of Life, Sardar Vidya Niketan
"We learnt how to make puppets, we had a lot of fun and play with games and activities and we learnt how to perform and act, speak dialogues etc."
Representative, Rhythm of Life NGO
Sexual Abuse & Anti-trafficking
Interactive Chat bot and murals, July & September'19
Two groups consisting 25 boys and girls (15-19 years) from Dharavi Mumbai (SNEHA Ngo) participated in week long workshops on Anti-trafficking and Sexual Abuse Awareness led by artist activist Leena Kejriwal, Missing Link Team and RB facilitators.Through expressive arts sessions, storytelling, movement activities, sharing circles and informative presentations the participants were engaged in conversations about sexual violence, self awareness, personal vulnerabilities, ways of prevention and the psycho-social aspects of trafficking. Under mentor guidance, they created focused narratives, public engagement games and finally a project titled 'Hum Azaad Panchhi' and 'Birds of Happiness' consisting conceptual art murals and tech enabled interactive chat bots to be used for further public engagement.
Links to the chat-bots created by the participants:
Participants: SNEHA, Mumbai (NGO)
Knowledge Partner: Missing Link Trust
Arts Mentor: Leena Kejriwal
Support Facilitators: Preeti Harkare, Avantika Malhautra, Lavanya Agarwal,
Samar Jodha, Anupriya Khare
"I learnt how to express emotions through creativity and what are the different leadership qualities that we may explore in ourselves to be able to help victims of violence."