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Okoyong Past Students Association UK-(OPSA-UK)

ARTS 4 SURVIVAL  is a vibrant Africa-led grassroots, peace, social and cultural movement that strives for positive social change through the creative work of arts. It is a group which values and nurtures the voices, hearts and minds of the under privileged Africans and helps them transform their lives through the creative work of creativity , Arts and media.

 

OUR VISION 

Vision of an inclusive community
Strength through shared resources
Artistic and creative expression that unites us all

 

Programming and initiatives of Arts 4 Survival are guided by essential principles:

•People have an inherent need to create.

•Arts are meaningful expressions of cultures.

•Empowering Women for global change and transformation

•The arts have the power to build and transform community.

•Learning takes place when audiences and artists connect (live arts experiences).

•All children, youths, and adults should have complete access to arts, media and cultural facilities and activities.

•All Africans who aspire a careers in the arts and media should have the opportunity to develop appropriate skills

•Arts are essential to the complete education of Africa children.

•Commitment to excellence in all our activities.

•Inclusivity in all its manifestations.

 

Inclusion teaches us that all means all. Everybody. No exceptions. The arts invite people to leave familiar territory, to explore new answers and seek new questions. The arts offer a means to self-expression, communication, and independence. By learning through the arts, human become lifelong learners, experiencing the joy of discovery and exploration, and the value of each other's ideas.

 

Arts 4 Survival is committed to driving change - changing perceptions and practice, classroom by classroom, community by community, and ultimately African society.

 

Past / Current / Future Projects

Along way from home -2007-8 funded by Big Lottery Fund; http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/funding/Awards-For-All

A long way from home Miles away from home Far away from home Along way from home  Home sweet home.  Different reasons, biggerhopes Different aspirations, bigger dreams Along way from home Home sweet home.  Different experiences Different achievements Beautiful encounters Evil Encounters Along way from home Home sweet home.  Copyright©Afro-wood Media & Publishing 2008

Miss Bronze UK scholarship Pageant Launch 19/10/2013

Poineer Miss Bronze UK scholarship Pageant Crowning and after Gala 18-25/10/2014

 

Cameroonian Achievers Awards International Uk (CAAI-UK)

 


Recognision and Calebreating African child day annually 16/06  

 

 

 

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