The Arts Forum - a five years YES DRC Cultural Entrepreneurship Fellowship Programme

The Arts Forum - a five years YES DRC Cultural Entrepreneurship Fellowship Programme

Congo (Kinshasa)
Project Summary
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The Arts Forum encourages talented teenagers to create small scale cultural ventures. Twenty fellows are selected in a talent show in which potential young artistes and artisans meet to eat, drink, dance, enjoy themselves and showcase their talents as regards competition themes including the environment, HIV prevention, sexual violence,...

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Organization:
Youth Entrepreneurship and Sustainability of DR Congo, YES DRC
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Section 1: About You
First Name

Bayubasire

Last Name

Djanda Joel

Organization

Youth Entrepreneurship and Sustainability of DR Congo, YES DRC

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Section 2: About Your Organization
Organization Name

Youth Entrepreneurship and Sustainability of DR Congo, YES DRC

Organization Phone

+243812160773

Organization Address

c/o SOCICO, 9, avenue Vamaro, Ibanda, Bukavu

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Your idea
Will you launch your idea as a business or non-profit?

Non-profit

Country your work focuses on
What will be the impact of your idea? 

The program is expected to support the creation of 200 small cultural enterprises, creating approximately 2,000 permanent and 4,000 seasonal jobs by the end of the year 2015. By helping interested teenager in arts and crafts set up and operate small-scale ventures; TAF programme becomes a tool to draw more youth interest to entrepreneurship and community service. The intent is that, as more youth take part, more become economically self-reliant, civically active, and socially responsible—critical traits needed in building a better future in every community.

Who will help you develop your idea? Why are you the one to make this happen?

This project will be organized as it follows below:

2. Board of Directors

o Mrs. FURAHA NABINTU – Chairman

o Mr. BAYUBASIRE DJANDA Joel – Executive Director

o Father Jean Paul BAHATI – Treasurer

o Mr. Alexis BISIMWA CIRIMWAMI – Deputy Leader & Secretary

o Miss. Julie NZIGIRE BIRINGANINE – Legal Advisor

3. TAF Programme Staff as from starting date

o Mack SANGANO – Economist, Programme Manager

o Xavier CIKURU BASHONJA - Training Program officer

o Ric KABAMBA NGOY – IT Engineer, ICT & Marketing Officer, Trainer

o Joseph KASANZI ZAHINDA – Assistant Program, Trainer

o Desire KASOLE KULIMUSHI – Project Designer, Legal Advisor

o Marc MACO KASHERA – Human Resources Manager, Trainer

o Madam Aimee KAGUFA – Trainer, Advisor

o Madam SADIKI NOELLA – Office Assistant

o Esau BAKANYIZE BUKANGE, Advisor

How much will it cost to launch your idea? (This can be an estimate)

Investment in projects of at least $22,880 will be required in 2010 to launch the programme, and targeted capacity-building investments will be required across the industry to enable public, private, development to flow at the scale needed to revolutionise traditional and modern cultural production and marketing based on this model.

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