2007 About poverty

Karamje Hall, One UN day 24th October 2007, Dar es salaam (Tanzania)

Dogodogo Centre Group / FLUSSO dance project


Direction & concept: Kayombo (teacher)

Workshop: Vanessa Tamburi

Music, percussions: Dogodogo children

Traditional dance: Kayombo (teacher)

Costumes: Dogodogo centre

Organization: FLUSSO dance project / UNIC

Budget support: Gianluca Rampolla UNRCO / UNIC / UNSG

2007 Dogodogo stories

British High Commissioner Residence, 26th October 2007, Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)

Dogodogo centre group / FLUSSO dance project

Direction & concept: Kuame/Malulu (teachers)

Workshop: Vanessa Tamburi

Music, percussions: Kuame/Malulu

Traditional dance: Kuame / Malulu / Aloyce

Costumes: Grace

Organization: Vanessa Tamburi / Kasia Parham

Book presentation: Kasia Parham

Budget support: British High Commission / UNICEF

Project supported by Mrs. CHERIE BLAIR and Mama Salma Kikwete


Vision and objective

Dogodogo’s vision (in Swahili meaning young ones) is of a Tanzania in which all children are empowered to enjoy their basic rights to survival, development, protection and participation in society.Dogodogo Centre is determined and dedicated to empower street children aged between 7 and 17 who have expressed the will to realize their potential and become self-reliant by mobilising resources and advocating for children’s rights. Dogodogo Centre will work in partnership with other like-minded organisations and individuals locally, nationally and globally.

What they do

Education, Arts and Culture. Reintegration of primary school dropouts back to classes..Enrollment of new street children to Government Schools in Dar es Salaam. Provision of basic school requirements including uniforms, books, bus fares etc. Music training as culture and therapy (Green Band development). Drama, theatre, sports, video and cultural programs as edu-entertainment. Skills Training. Recruitment and Preparation of children for skills training at Bunju and KAMECO. Provision of formal and non-formal skills training for adolescents. Social skills education with emphasis on behavior change. Networking with other Training Centres and identifying more skills training.