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PERFORMANCE TOURS

PLACE

JUBA, BENTIU, MALAKAL –  SOUTH SUDAN

DATE

1 April –19 April 2017

BENEFICIARIES

23073

ARTISTS

Annabel Morgan, Sipho Mdletshe, Janna Haavisto, Desiree Holmqvist, Rebecca Smith,  Arthur Toyoshima

SOUTH SUDAN | 2017

PARTNERS

VISTAS (Viable Support to Sustainable Transition and Stability) – aims  to  mitigate  the  further  spread  of  communal  violence  and  rising  tensions  in  critical areas where local level conflict may have national implications

Intersos – an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist the victims of  natural  disasters  and  armed  conflicts.  Its  activities  are  based  on  the  principles  of  solidarity, justice,  human  dignity,  equality  of  rights  and  opportunities,  and  respect  for  diversity  and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

ABOUT

This tour was in collaboration with our sister chapters, CWB-Sweden  and  CWB-USA.  During  this  time,  activities  included performances and circus workshops in the Protection of Civilians sites in Juba, Bentiu and Malakal.

FEEDBACK FROM BENEFICIARIES & PARTNER

“It was a fantastic trip and you guys were absolutely great! We’ve had such positive feedback from the people you interacted with and the community members. It was a blast.” – George Padgett, VISTAS

“We  feel  forgotten  here,  but  now  [during  this  workshop]  we  feel  important  and remembered  because  you  have  come  to  us  and  made  us  happy!”–  elder  who participated in one of the workshops.

“Clowns  are  great  because  they  make me  forget  my  mom  is  no  longer  here.”  
–  girl who watched the performance.