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Target demographics: Abandoned children in third world countries.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 2000 children in our Creative Arts Program in Ghana and India

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Solicit for art materials and cash donations. The cash donations go toward paying our teacher's salaries as well as ongoing art & music materials used in Ghana and India.

Geographic areas served: Children in third world countries

Programs: Ongoing arts & music programs funded by CAV at the Village of Hope Orphanage in Ghana and at the Sevalaya Orphanage in Chennai, India.

Mission:
At the Children's Art Village ("CAV") our vision is to connect children to themselves and to their creative spirits through art. Our focus is to use art & music as mediums of expression to initiate the process of healing for children who have been abandoned.
Results:
Going on our fourth successful sustainable Creative Arts Curriculum in Ghana at the Village of Hope. Additionally, we are completing our first successful year with our ongoing art program at the Sevalaya Orphanage located outside of Chennai, India.

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I went to Sevalaya School, west of Chennai city, India from January to February 2012 as a volunteer for Children's Art Village. I worked as an art teacher along with the local teacher to produce an installation with 800 kids made from rubbish which was then exhibited in the city. I had email contact... more »
10/11/11
Children Art Village had provided me the opportunity to affect the children of the orphanage run by Christ Church in fetteh- Gomoa in central region of Ghana. I am da-costa Adeoye and was invited by Mai Breach on behalf of the children’s Art village to participate in the one week children’s Art... more »
09/18/11
I first became involved with Children's Art Village as an intern creative arts teacher while studying International Development in Ghana. I was led to CAV in search of a dedicated and responsible organization that a) recognized the importance of exposing youth to creative expression through the arts... more »
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