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Weaver Bird: Community For The Arts

Kampala, 102, Uganda
Joined in May 2012

About Us

Weaver Bird: Community For The Arts is an organization that is using art to empower and sustain the Ndegeya community, located just 6 Km outside of Masaka, Uganda. Our mission is to use art to change lives. We are accomplishing this by implementing various programs and workshops in Ndegeya, such as Weaver Bird Handicrafts, COCHICO children’s library, and Ndegeya Youth Cultural Troupe to mention a few. Through these programs community members have access to resources and education that they would not have otherwise; therefore, enabling their potential success to sustain themselves in the future.

COCHICO is a resource center for the local children of the Ndegeya community. Over 1000 children's books have been donated from the USA to supply the library and promote education in the community. COCHICO children’s library intends to implement and foster literacy skills and development in Ndegeya. COCHICO library facilitates three Literacy programs that cater to the people of the Ndegeya community. These three programs are: the After School Literacy program, Trainer to Trainers program, and our Community Links project.

The objective of COCHICO library is to develop literate individuals who have the capacity to be successful, competent, independent, lifelong learners. Through our three programs we hope to promote Literacy thoughout the Ndegeya community.

Weaver Bird: Community For The Arts is an organization that is using art to empower and sustain the Ndegeya community, located just 6 Km outside of Masaka, Uganda. Our mission is to use art to change lives. We are accomplishing this by…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Arts & Music
  • Children & Youth
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Volunteering

Location

  • Kampala, 102
    UG

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