Actual project on Sinai with children of Bedouins
Garda Alexander developed a relationship with Bedouins during her stays on Sinai. These natives have a strong relationship with nature and environment. Tourism confronts the Bedouins and their children with the modern western world.
Child & Art organises together with the natives art workshops at their homes. Local women accompany the children. Child & Art wishes to offer the possibility to the children to play freely with materials, colours and forms, thus strengthen them in their cultural identity and give them the possibility to live their creativity. The art projects lay the basis for an intercultural exchange through the participation of children from different origins.
Projects since the revolution 2011
- Promoting education: instruction in reading, writing and arithmetic
- not only for children and young people, also for adult women (Illiteracy is widespread)
First part of project in Sinai 2004 – 2006
Second part of project in Sinai 2007 – 2012
Further second part of project in Sinai 2007 – 2012
Third part of project in Sinai 2013 – 2016
Fourth part of projects in Sinai 2017-2019
Our focus is on education for children pre-school and for those without chance for schooling; the Operation of the Sewing- and Broderie Atelier where young woman are trained through our teachers; illiteracy education for adults; art education; environment awareness, educational kitchen and Hygiene; computer training with learning programs for children; Habiba Organic Farm and Learning Center www.habibacommunity.com