The community expressed an interest in night school, so using local indigenous media resources we started to show educational films


night school - project summary 2006-current

Through consultation with APDA and village leaders, educational public film nights are held in the community on topics that covers Female Genital Cutting, HIV and gender inequality. All media resources used are produced in local Indigenous Afar language and are culturally and context appropriate.

The objective of this project is to:

  • Increase awareness in the community about issues that affect their health and well-being
  • Trigger discussions about issues within the community to assist positive behavior change

cost breakdown - night school

The total cost to run the night school program AU$350 which was spent on educational DVD's and speakers.