Let’s play for humanity
Project idea in brief
Aim of project is creating a positive and friendly environment in school contributing to inclusion of Roma pupils.The problem of discrimination and exclusion is often problem of Roma minority in Belgrade. Red Cross Belgrade attends to use participative drama especially Theatre of the oppressed technique as a tool to provide better inclusion of Roma children in school and promote peace, tolerance, solidarity and non discrimination.
Social rights addressed: This project tackles the right to access to education and non discrimination. This project also proposes a new methodology "Theatre of the oppressed".
Target group: The project will be implemented in Belgrade, Serbia, in Elementary school “Jovan Cvijic”, near biggest unhygienic Roma Settlement in Belgrade, during the 2010 school year. Target group are all 400 pupils, between 7 and 16 years, 10 teachers and 10 volunteers.
Local authorities involved: I contacted School principal and Local Municipality Palilula person responsible for education (he will provide letter of support for project).
The current stage of the project: We applied to EYF, and we send application to IWC (International woman’s Club) and wait for the answer.