- Promoting a better understand of the role of art as tool for social changes by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and local leaders.
- Strengthened CSOs ability to use creative expression in the future.
- Offer women’s perspectives on issues that have an impact on their lives.
- Improve capacity of CSOs to engage in participatory governance by strengthening interaction between them and local governments.
3 dialogues sessions will be organized between 90 (3×30) women from vulnerable groups members of Civil Society Organizations.
This moment will be an exceptional platform where women of different generations will talk about their experience and vision for the future
The women will identify topics they consider as commons and priority concerns and that will be the theme of the creative workshop.
- Different steps of the implementation of the project (CSOs dialogues, women training, creative workshops, exhibition tours) will be documented (video, audio and photos);
- Success stories & Challenges : women’s storieswill be collected;
- The path of women during the project:tell their evolution throughout the implementation:Their expectation sand hope, how they fit or not in training and creative work, their thoughts on women’s dialogues and dialogues with the public and local authorities;
- Interviews will be conducted with local authorities around the project implementation to collect their view;
- Interviews will be conducted with members of the public;
All this material will be use by our team to produce several Radio and TV programs: news coverage, documentaries & reportage, written stories and testimonies but also online content.
Documentation will be done for archiving but also to shared Rwandan experiences, success stories and the learning of the project with the public inside and outside the country.
2 creative workshops will bring together the trained women and a team of local and international artists to produce art works using moving pictures, still photos and sounds.The arts work in the form of multimedia installation will express the critical questioning of women from vulnerable groups of the impact in their daily lives of certain aspects of the laws on gender, taboos and stereotypes of Rwandan society twenty years after the 1994 genocide.
16 members of CSOs (8 per session) will be selected and will receive training on visual art: How to use video, photos and sound as a means of expression.
Kemit will provide bring creative leadership and technical support through the provision of local and international experts and equipment.
80% of the training will be done in the field. The Philosophy is to learn by doing because it allows faster assimilation of techniques.
The group of women will go back to the community with the art works through exhibition tours of all the country.
The tours will offer opportunity for dialogue with the public through debate organized on topics presented in the installation.
On each location, one special dialogue session will be organized with local leaders.