In 2011, ArtBound funded the Kisaruni all-girls Arts School in Kenya. The school provides arts programming, classes, and activities to the girls on a weekly basis.
ArtBound has funded an arts-focused community center in Rajasthan, India — The center provides academic and arts education, in addition to clean water, healthcare and income streams.
In 2015, ArtBound traveled to Antigua, Guatemala funding bunk beds for communities in need and providing arts supplies for the El Amor de Patricia Orphanage – a home for abandoned, abused and neglected children.
In 2016, our team and ambassadors traveled to the rural community of El Manzano #1 to build 2 classrooms, fund year-round Arts programs, hire five teachers, and repair the local school bus.
FREE THE CHILDREN (HAITI)
Almost six year ago, Haitians around the capital city of Port-au-Prince were devastated by an earthquake that killed over 230,000 people and left hundred of thousands more injured or displaced. INAMUH (Institute de Musiqued’Haiti) is a new program in Terre Cassée, dedicated to teaching music to young students; instruments like the violin or drums so they can perform local songs in youth orchestras.
CREATIVE SAFE SPACES
War Child works to protect children where the needs are greatest, operating in some of the most volatile war-affected regions of the world including South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Jordan, Iraq and Afghanistan.
RIGHT TO PLAY
Right To Play in partnership with the Painted Turtle Arts Camp work with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. This program uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Weekly play-based programs encourage physical activity and build skills for healthy living, developing healthy relationships, promoting education and increasing employability.
WAVES OF HOPE
Waves of Hope in Nicaragua helps communities design their path out of poverty by ensuring building blocks for success are delivered: clean water solutions and local infrastructure improvement. Arts programs have no government funding despite the evident passion for arts among the youth.
MEDIA TRAINING PROGRAMS
POV 3rd STREET
POV 3rd Street is a charitable organization based in Toronto, driven by members of the film, TV and commercial production industries dedicated to helping youth who are passionate about working in the media industry but face multiple barriers to entry