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Theatre in Emergency Contexts

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#100%plastic: the start of the project and the construction of the work team

In the lake, an attraction that makes Hawassa one of the main tourist centers of Ethiopia, plastic accumulates. In this context, our intervention can be really effective in making the city a virtuous example of commitment to environmental care Here is the testimony of Paola Galassi and Francesca Longo, our Social Community Theatre trainers engaged in Hawassa, Ethiopia, within the #100% plastic project, lead by Cifa Onlus from Turin. What is it about? > Read More

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Searching for elsewhere – Testimony from Crotone #IDON’TTRAVELALONE

We are all migrants anyway: we leave our home looking for somewhere else. On the occasion of the 104th World Day of Migrants and Refugees celebrated today, January 14, 2018, the SCT trainers Elisa Biava and Marco Cinnirella – engaged in Crotone in the program of psycho-social intervention “I don’t travel alone” leaded by SOS Children’s Villages in partnership with SCT Centre – give us a testimony of their work Read More

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SCT™ with unaccompanied foreign minors: report from Crotone #IDontTravelAlone

“I learned that we can talk without speaking” – says E. Elisa Biava and Marco Cinnirella are two of the Social and Community Theatre™ trainers engaged in the psycho-social intervention “I don’t travel alone”, developped by SOS Children’s Villages in partnership with SCT Centre.  They tell us what it means to work with unaccompanied foreign minors in the Reception Centers in Crotone (Calabria) and the new things they find out Read More

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#myroots – Etiopia: the second project against the irregular migration

#myroots is the second international cooperation project in Ethiopia 2017-2010 co-funded by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, which sees Cifa Onlus and SCT Center partners. It is a kind of natural sequel to the emergency project “Irregular Migration: A Feasible Alternative” previously realized by Cifa onlus with SCT Center in the three woreda Ambassel, Worebabo and Tehuledere, in the northern part of the country. Both projects have the goal Read More

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#100PERCENTOPLASTIC – Ethiopia

The project “#100% Plastic – Development Program for the Plastic Waste Collection and Recycling Industry in Awassa” has an ambitious social and environmental goal: the creation of an efficient waste collection system in the province of Awassa in Ethiopia, training new professional figures and raising awareness about the real importance of proper waste disposal. The project strengthens the collaboration between SCT Center and Cifa Onlus – an International NGO with Read More

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SCT project in South Sudan Refugee Camp comes to an end

The SCT project in South Sudan came to an end on the 20th July 2017, with a large community event in the Bentiu refugee camp. Manuela Pietraforte and Francesca Longo carried out the project according to three different stages of work: – Mapping activities organized by the Nuer community in the camp and identifying groups to work with; – Developing social theater activities with these groups; – Organizing  a community Read More

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SCT in South Sudan Refugee Camp

The SCT Centre has started a Social and Community Theatre project at the Bentiu Protection of Civilians site, the biggest refugee camp in South Sudan, where approximately 120,000 evacuees are living. This project is part of the Psychosocial and Peacekeeping Mission planned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The SCT Centre team is composed of Emanuela Pietraforte and Francesca Longo, who left Italy three weeks ago. They have begun Read More

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Racconti dall’Etiopia

Arriva l’autunno, il cielo si colora di grigio, le foglie cadono dagli alberi… E invece no! In Etiopia è finita ora la stagione delle piogge e il sole splende alto e rovente sulle vie di Hayk. E’ proprio qui che finiamo in bellezza la prima fase del progetto, con l’incontro degli ultimi 40 utenti locali e una festa di comunità memorabile, continuata per più di un’ora sul prato fuori dalla Read More

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Racconti dall’Etiopia

La prima fase del nostro progetto in Etiopia è finita, tra mille peripezie miste ad altrettante soddisfazioni. Sono stati due mesi di intenso allenamento al non attaccamento e alla pazienza, spesi soprattutto nel villaggio di Wuchale, nella regione degli Amara. Qui abbiamo imparato le nostre prime parole di amarico, la lingua locale dalle molteplici origini, ci siamo abituate al cibo locale, l’enjera, da mangiare rigorosamente con le mani, ed abbiamo Read More

TSC in Libia

The project “Capacity building cooperation in the framework of Social and Community Theatre” was developed in close cooperation with IOM