Yubi Kirindongo: Identidad, Independensia y Respet
As part of a resocialisation project for school dropouts, teenage mons and youth delinquents DeSaN Productions has developed the project Yubi Kirindongo: Identidad, Independensia y Respet, where talent seeking, capacity building, improved communication skills and empowerment are key elements.
The curriulum for this project, developed by DeSaN Productions in close collaboration with EPACT Foundation aims at behavorial change of the participants through the arts. The project Yubi Kirindongo: Identidad, Independensia y Respet is part of a bigger program developed by DeSaN Productions: Art 4 A Better Life.
Art 4 A Better Life aims at socio-economic change for the underpriviliged through arts and culture.
Antillean visual artist Yubi Kirindongo will come Suriname as a peer educator to work with a group of approximately 200 youngsters.
Kirindongo was once a school dropout and youth delinquent himself. As a peer educator he will make work of arts out of waste material with the youngsters, meanwhile telling them about his personal past and how he managed to get out of a bad situation.
The work of arts made out of waste material, will be placed in public.
After Kirindongo's visit, DeSaN Productions will continue working with the group on all locations- the prisons Hazard, Santo Boma and Duisburglaan and in Pikinslee, Albina, Brownsweg, Nieuw-Nickerie and Paramaribo - , continuing the process of self-empowerment, talent seeking and capacity building where improved communication skills are key.
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