Theatre for a Change

Theatre for a Change

Charity information

Theatre for a Change

Theatre for a Change exists for the empowerment of women and girls, particularly in their sexual and reproductive health.

We use unique and highly participatory approaches to empower marginalised and vulnerable people in Malawi and Ghana with the knowledge, confidence and skills to improve their sexual and reproductive health and advocate for the sexual and gender rights.

We also train other international NGOs to use our methodology to increase their impact.

Founded 2004

  • Mission statement

    Theatre for a Change exists for the empowerment of women and girls, particularly in their sexual and reproductive health.

    We use unique and highly participatory approaches to work with groups of people who are at high risk of having poor sexual and reproductive health and who have limited opportunities to assert their gender and sexual rights.

    Currently, we run programmes in Malawi and Ghana. We also train international and local NGOs across the globe to use our accredited methodology to improve their impact.

    Our work comprises two core objectives: behaviour change and advocacy. We aim to equip specific vulnerable groups with the knowledge and skills to positively change their behaviours and their relationships with others. Furthermore, we empower these groups to tell their stories through interactive theatre and legislative theatre which in turn changes attitudes and affects decision-making at local, national, and international levels.

    We believe that our innovative approach is the key to ensuring sustainable, positive change for our participants. We do not tell our participants what they should do, instead we recognise that they are the experts in their own lives; we empower them to take the lead in making active changes that will enable them to live more healthily and improve their personal, social and economic well-being.

    We pride ourselves on our rigorous monitoring and evaluation approach, ensuring learning is used to consistently improve our work.

  • Aims

    Theatre for a Change aims to:

    • The empowerment of vulnerable and marginalised women and girls, particularly in their sexual and reproductive health.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2004

    Registered Charity Number: 1104458

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 07916168352

    Address: 12 Tileyard Studios N79AH

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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