AUTHOR: Standing Voice

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The Ukerewe Young Reporters

The Ukerewe Young Reporters are a talented collective of broadcasters harnessing the power of radio to advocate for change. The group broadcasts stories of their community and share their own perspectives and priorities with a wider world of listeners.…

The Power of Language

On Ukerewe Island, the opportunity to learn English invites new and exciting opportunities. Fluency in the language can be a gateway to professional advancement and a platform for building confidence. It came as no surprise, then, when the community of Ukerewe responded so enthusiastically to our announcement of English lessons at the Summer Skills Workshop 2019.…

Community Theatre

We were delighted that the Summer Skills Workshop provided an avenue of further development both for the Tanzania Albinism Collective and the Hadithi Storytelling Group. Both entities are blazing a trail, using the power of performance to rise above discrimination and catalyse change.…

The Upendo Printers

The Upendo Printers are a talented group of artists with and without albinism using relief-printing techniques to produce beautiful works from carved wood. The group has honed its creative potential under the expert guidance of visiting print artist Alex Booker, who has led the printmaking workshop in our Summer Skills Series for three consecutive years.…

The Undaji Art Club

This year’s Summer Skills Workshop saw the third annual gathering of the Undaji Art Club: a group of people with and without albinism using the visual arts as a tool to explore their surroundings and process shared trauma.…