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Katie

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Review for Artfully Aware, New York, NY, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I think they are a great organization with a great cause. They are trying to get the arts taken more seriously and as a necessary tool in education and development in communities in Africa and elsewhere. It's a cause worth supporting because I love the arts and I know how they can change lives and make a difference. I have not found many orgs. that are doing what they are doing. Thank you.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've seen the way community members greeted Artfully AWARE staff. They loved them and knew they were there to work with them for a long, long time. They were not there to take away their culture and try to show them how to do things 'their way.' They were there to learn from the communities and share their stories and culture with people from other parts of the world.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would try to have more programs in more countries than in Africa, America and England. I'd like to see them in Asia and South America. They need money to do this, I understand. But when they do, that will be a great day.

Role:  Volunteer & I traveled to Uganda with their team to meet with local partners.