Mambya Arts Foundation
Mambya Arts Foundation is a Ugandan non-profit organization that was established in 2013 with the mission of providing young people with a platform to express themselves and share their ideas through the performing arts. Since its founding, the organization has hosted seven editions of the Tuzinne Festival and the Human Rights Symposium, which has seen over 50 speakers and activists. Additionally, their environmental arm, Act Africa Now, has been responsible for planting over 100,000 trees in Kampala as part of their Greening the City campaign.
The organization works to raise awareness and address societal challenges through artistic pieces. Their art covers a variety of social, environmental, and political themes, such as human rights and combatting climate change. To achieve these goals, Mambya Arts Foundation runs a variety of projects, such as their annual Tuzinne Festival where Human Rights Dance. Through these initiatives, they strive to create a pool of professionally trained artists in both contemporary and African traditional dance contexts, who possess both technical dexterity and knowledge of the industry and its different players.
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