Community Cultural Cooperative – Art, Craft and Theatre identifies positive parts of rural local and indigenous knowledge and cultural heritage as an asset that needs to be sustained and safeguarded. By preventing cultural heritage and indigenous knowledge from spiraling into decay, the communities can use cultural and natural assets sustainable to improve community’s livelihoods, contributing to sustainable development.
Community Cultural Cooperative – Art, Craft and Theatre helps communities to identify cultural and creative assets – and to leverage them for community revitalization and change. Working in rural areas, our process draws from methods from strategic planning, community organizing and capacity building.
Community Cultural Cooperative – Art, Craft and Theatre for is often drawn to projects that actively integrate culture, design, civic engagement, and local economies.
The Arts, Crafts and Theatre (ACT) project brings together women, young people and children and young people to work with our volunteer-members to create act-plays based on rural issues and their real-life experience that may create a positive social change ad build self-esteem especially among children, girls and women.
The aim of this initiative is also to engage the rural population to solve the underlying problems of gender inequality, poverty, health and environment through knowledge mapping, design activism, advocacy, local action for change and more.