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Mayibuye Empowering young people through performing arts and life skills
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"Believe"

"Waka Waka"

"Gangnum Style"

Australia

Celebrating cultural diversity and building a greater sense of belonging and cooperation. Programs running in Melbourne, Morwell, Preston, Wonthaggi, Ivanhoe and Dandenong.

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Brazil

Increasing young people’s connectivity with their community through creative activities which strengthen self-expression and pride. Programs running in Rocinha Favela at UMPMRS.

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South Africa

Developing a generation who are equipped to lead their community forward and act as positive role models. Programs running in Ntsongweni, Pietermaritzburg, Umlazi and Hammarsdale.

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India

Bringing childlike experiences to children of brothel workers. Programs running in New Delhi at Kat Katha's education centre in Chawri bazar.            

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Cambodia

Increasing young people's access to art practices within educational systems. Programs are running in 2 provinces; Takeo and Kampot, at local community centres and schools.

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Egypt

Providing outlets of self expression for youth who have been orphaned due to street violence and civil unrest. Programs run at BENT MASR orphange in Nasr City, Cairo.

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Welcome to Mayibuye

Mayibuye is a youth-led community organisation, which uses performing arts to facilitate educational opportunities for young people, who are vulnerable to negative peer pressures and at risk behaviour.

We ENGAGE youth through performing arts, EDUCATE around the issues facing their communities such as HIV, substance abuse, bullying and racism, and then EMPOWER them to become positive role models and leaders by putting on performances which promote healthy decision making throughout their communities.

Mayibuye is a Zulu word from South Africa that means ‘bringing back what was lost’. It evokes a time when everyone was happy and life was simple, filled with singing and dancing. A time before the Apartheid and before the societal destruction inflicted by drugs, alcohol and HIV. Mayibuye aims to create generations of young people who believe that a better world is possible and who are empowered and enthusiastic about seeing it happen within their life time.

Mayibuye is currently working in South Africa, Cambodia, Brazil, India and Australia.       

                                                                                           

         

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Testimonials

"I enjoyed Mayibuye so much. I feel like my soul is happy, it was really one of the best experiences I have ever had”

"Mayibuye helps us and keeps us away from the streets and from doing bad things"

“It was such an amazing experience; seriously I now know I can do anything! Thanks”

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