AMANI LAZIMA 2

July 27, 2014
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Amani lazima phase 2 takes place once a month at different venue in Huruma .The aim of the project of the project is to create better livelihoods through teaching them proper dance. It also Promote peace through art. The project is coming at a time when the country is being faced by issues of insecurity, tribalism and hate speech and all this have been catalyst in tampering with the peace in the community.1507822_613180572093362_1094430300_n
Amani lazima 2 focuses on the following areas Roundabout, Huruma flats, Huruma center, Ngei, Redeemed, Madoya, Kambi moto and Mbuthia consecutivel y
The sponsors of the project are Sarakasi Trust, Embassy of Sweden and Civil society urban development program

sarakasi dancer auditioned in various locations of huruma

sarakasi dancer auditioned in various locations of huruma

Sarakasi Trust is an organization for the development of culture for development. It has become one of the leading organizations in its field in East Africa “Sarakasi” in Swahili means Circus or Acrobatic. There programs include: audience building, cultural entrepreneurship, international exchanges and performance contracts and training and capacity building

cleanup

cleanup

classes

classes

Sarakasi uses the performing arts to recruit talent. During the day of the event in a specific location workshops and activities take place. People do cleanup in the area of the project. After the clean up the participants are divided to attend 1hour session to discuss issues affecting that area.
Some of the topics being addressed:
Crime and insecurity, Drugs and substance abuse, Marriage in the context of constitution, financial empowerments, Sport and culture, HIV and AIDS and Family Planning
To ensure children are not left out they are always engaged in an activity
Later in the afternoon musicians and dancers climb the stage to showcase their talent. So far the areas that have been visited, boys and girls that were auditioned there have been enrolled in the program and they are doing pretty well. People should come and help organization like Sarakasi to nature talents of the youths before allowing them to involve in behaviors that put there life in danger.

dancer showing his talent

dancer showing his talent

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