Drama Camps

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  • Sep 14, 2014
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Bakwena is involved in various Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programmes, one of which includes their involvement in edutainment workshops.

With the focus on critical aspects that relate to road safety, Bakwena works in association with local NGO, Dala Rare in educating Grade 9 to 11 learners along their routes by means of drama workshops. The main aim is teaching them essential drama skills to use in relaying messages on critical social issues to others in the community.

Recently more than 170 learners from 13 high schools throughout Dinokana, Lehurutshe, Zeerust and Bapong were trained on the themes of road safety as well as alcohol abuse and the social impact that it has on a community. Learners and teachers are now challenged to perform the drama in their own schools and communities to further spread awareness on these topics.

Bakwena is involved in various Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programmes, one of which includes their involvement in edutainment workshops.

The drama workshops are run as camps and presented by Dala Rare and South African Red Cross. Dala Rare , through a professional drama team, deliver intensive lessons to teach learners the skills to write and perform in a drama with a social message. Learners are then encouraged to develop their own plays around road safety and alcohol abuse themes. To ensure that the learners also gain confidence to influence their peers, as well as understand road safety and other social issues associated with alcohol abuse, the South African Red Cross (Mahikeng Office) are also involved in providing Peer Education training during these camps. Bakwena also partners with the South African Red Cross in other projects along the corridor.