2019 - 2017

From 2017 to 2019  Capokolam is delivering educational arts programs around Sri Lanka on the theme of 'FEMALE POWER' - shakhti.  

With 4 different communities, volunteers are collaborating with local partners including the Church of the American Ceylon Mission (CACM).  Capokolam is delivering full-time programs of Capoeira, English, art, dance, yoga, sports, & leadership activities with its inimitable focus on creativity & social justice. Young people from different marginalized communities are conducting field visits together by way of social learning & a cultural exchange, culminating in performances & exhibitions.

These resilient survivors have endured the horrors of natural disaster & civil war, & struggle with poverty, limited education, & a lack of psycho-social support. Our innovative 2015 & 2016 projects in Sri Lanka proved the  lasting physical, emotional, & communal benefits that Capokolam can have; laughter, learning, expression, awareness, confidence, & empowerment.

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