To bring theatre artists from the US to Tanzania to conduct community-based playwriting and theatre workshops for secondary school students and teachers, nurturing their creative voices and providing them with the tools they need to give form and structure to their ideas and stories and developing their English literacy skills.
Ask Raul Collazos about the fruits of Maestra Vida, his groundbreaking educational experiment in the villages of El Tambo, and he may tell you that one of his biggest successes is precisely that -- the delicious fruits grown by school children and their families in an impoverished corner of southwest Colombia.
Our nation's brightest high school students shouldn't be denied a shot at a college education simply because they lack the necessary resources and support. With the proper guidance, a dose of high expectations, and a boost of confidence, one organization is proving that a little push goes a long way.
Susheela Bhan has saved hundreds of young lives.
Fueled by a passion to restore humanity and faith in her war-torn homeland of Kashmir, Bhan established the Institute of Peace Research and Action (IPRA). The IPRA implements a comprehensive curriculum that inculcates democracy, secularism, social justice, and human rights into the hearts and minds of Kashmiri youth. The program is active in more than 200 schools in six districts, and has helped keep kids off the battlefield since 1999.
- Teaching in Action (TIA) teacher training program – AfricAid, Tanzania
- Educate! (Educating and Empowering Africa's Future Leaders), Uganda
- Empowering & Connecting Teachers to Information and Each Other – Teachers Without Borders, Nigeria
These three winners will each receive a prize of US $5000.
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