With Right to Play and Jantje Beton we have written a project proposal for children in Rwanda & in The Netherlands, 21st century skills, namely independency, cooperation, creativity and entrepreneurship, and empower them to make themselves heard and to have influence. THe project will run from 2017-2019.
10.000 children (5,000 in Rwanda, 5,000 in NL) will participate in
a. guided play activities designed to increase resilience and self-confidence of the participating children (RCA)
b. Workshops in which children evaluate their play environment, create and construct additional objects to improve their play environment.
c. Workshops in which children create and construct new play materials partly by using up-cycled materials .
d. Internet based activities in which Children from Netherlands and Rwanda exchange ideas about their playground, their new play materials and the games they came up with
e. Activities in which children learn how they can make themselves heard in the local community
f. Activities in which children learn how they can make themselves heard towards local authorities