Institut equalita e.V.

ChildrenCultureCaravan


CULPEER DIGITAL

Institut equalita carries out the project CULPEER DIGITAL since January 2022. The project introduces CULtural PEER learning approaches as digital pedagogical methods: joint virtual exchange activities with cultural groups from the Global South for Global Education. Since the year 2000, the project partners invite artistic groups from the South to Europe to present their creative performances as non-cognitive access to Global Education in youth and community centers and other public places. Hereby they present their cultural variety and creativity, but – more important – with their activities they cover such challenges as living in poverty, life in a refuge, child prostitutes and damages caused by climate change. The group members often .... 

ChildrenCultureCaravan

Since the year 2000 the ChildrenCultureCaravan visits Germany. Every year seven cultural youth groups from Africa, Asia and Latin America perform in numerous schools, youth centres and public meetings in North-Rhine/Westphalia and whole Germany and show the cultural variety and the creativity of their countries. With music, theatre, dance and circus they tell about their life in poverty, as refugees, child prostitutes, street children, child soldiers, AIDS and war orphans.

In the last five years Institute equalita has developed together with Büro für Kultur- und Medien-Projekte Hamburg and VIDC/moving cultures, Austria, a programme for kids and young people with the aim to give creative access to developmental and global issues and 

Strengthen Creative Cooperation

Since January 2012 Institut equalita carries out the project "Strengthen Creative Cooperation" together with the Office for International Affairs of the City of Cologne and other European partners. It aims to establish a strong network of local actors in the partner countries Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany and Slovenia.

The intention is to carry out common annual campaigns on MGD topics such as environment protection, HIV/Aids prevention, migration/racism or social integration. It will combine development education, school initiatives and partnerships and NGO activities with cultural presentations of youth groups from South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Madagascar, Thailand, India, the Philippines, Bolivia, Peru and Chile