The Girl child creativity project is moving on in developing the minds of girls using creative arts as a model , we ended the month of September with two vibrant events , the mind blast discussion forum[Creativity as a Human Right] , that seek to inform the communities about the right to creative/artistic and talent expression , the discussion was held at the book cafe cultural cent re that saw the attendance of female artists , women rights activists , politicians , students and others, speakers included Zimbabwe women lawyers association , international law students , female poet Rumbidzai Marangwanda moderated the event , While the GCC ,director , gave a discussion on the great insights of human creativity.the event was held on the 2oth of September 2011.
on the 29th of September GCC , courtesy of the US EMBASSY PUBLIC AFFAIRS ,hosted by Pamberi Trust hosted a creative social responsibility workshop , dubbed verses against hunger , with a case study of Somalia , facilitators spoke on a wide range of how community social life link with creativity and how does creativity become a solution and a responsibility in our communities , other facilitators on aspects of writing situational stories or poetry , some spoke on the need of motivational interventions in developing , a Q/A session was held that actually proved the need by young girls to learn more in areas of creativity and arts.
Lastly the workshop ended with an impromptu writers session by participants , on which the writers will first published on our blog ,www.girlchildcreativity.blogspot.com , and then into a book form by a UK publisher , the idea to capacitate young girls in using their creativity for community social responsibility , leadership and education. and further enhance the the literacy and readership culture in Harare.the event took place at the Mannenberg in harare on the 29th of september 2011 and the facilitators and organizers included,Mbizo Chirasha , kudakwshe shamibra ,Rumbidzai Marangwanda and Elizabeth Muchemwa.
Participants were drawn from Pamberi trust Sisters open Mic , Premier college CLUSTER ,women university of zimbabwe
totaling up to 11 participants who will be receiving certificates soon.
the 2nd of October so the GCC director leading an orientation workshop on the vision , the background and the future of the project to the volunteering team members of GirlchildCreativity Project,the workshop touched on communication , project planning , activities management , admin issues , publicity and social media isssues.
The future of GirlchildCreativity is the visitation of clusters , a skills and creativity motivation workshop in Gweru with a 25 student cluster at the American corner , a discussion forum on the role of creativity in motivating girls in Bulawayo at the American Corner on the 13th of October 2011.
the September/October events are a result of the generous assistance by the USembassy Public AFFAIRS in HARARE and Pamberi trust in hosting some of the events.
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