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Children and Youth with Disabilities

To this end, in 2014; Ishyo initiated a project ‘Breaking Barriers-Building Bridges’ in collaboration with Comedy Knights (Rwanda), Kaami Arts (Rwanda), Tubiteho (Rwanda) and Sagohuset (Sweden).

The Breaking barriers – Building bridges project aims through capacity building   and methods/tools development programs to raise awareness and promote the rights of children and youth with disabilities in Rwanda which include the rights of freedom of expression, access and participation in cultural activities. This project ended with the end of 2015.

It has benefited more than 200 young people with disabilities, local civil societies, leaders, media, artists, educators and audience reached through radio and TV shows, articles. Among the activities, Breaking Barriers has trained educators in different day care centers of kids and youth with disabilities, kids with disabilities in theatre, comedy, painting, music and storytelling.