I would like to introduce Bidna Capoeira Ltd, a new sports and cultural charity that works with marg...
Damascus, Syria, Syrian Arab Republic
Member since August 20, 2010
Entrepreneur, capoeira teacher and founder of two capoeira NGO´s. Experience in working with government bodies at the most senior levels, in-depth knowledge of international organisations and working with undeserved communities, especially with children, youth and refugees.
- Language skills: German, English, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish
- Background in sports science and physic-therapy
- Network of senior international NGO contacts
- Experience of setting up projects in refugee camps, institutions and marginalised communities
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Key accomplishments Al-Tanf Refugee Camp Two days a week we have a capoeira programme for children and adolescents in the Al-Tanf Refugee Camp for Palestinians. We use the capoeira to promote group participation and physical and mental well-being.
Free for Kids This programme of four classes per-week is aimed at taking the kids off of the streets. Free for all children.
Juvenile Institute for girls and for boys Two hours per-week, aimed at engaging the girls and providing them with a safe space for self-expression.
NGO “Movimondo” www.movimondo.org Khaled bin Al-Walid Youth Reformatory Juvenile Institute for boys, Damascus October 2008 - March 2009 Sport and re - socialisation activities with over 250 teenagers
UNICEF and Caritas Damascus - Syria October 2008 - twice a week ongoing Program in Jaramana with over 600 children Capoeira training and performances with the Iraqi refugee children, using music and traditional Brazilian Dance
BASMA; www.basma-syria.org Hospitalized Children Visits Program July 2009 - Ongoing Capoeira music and Brazilian Dance with hospitalized children giving them entertainment and moral support Al Mwasat Hospital
“EUROPEAN DELEGATION” www.delsyr.ec.europa.eu ʻMeeting in playʼ: Integration through Capoeira and Performing Arts Capoeira training, social theatre, music composition and instrument building Damascus and neighbouring suburbs
UNRWA Engaging Youth Project www.Un.org.sy.com Mai 2010 – ongoing Capoeira Training sessions for Palestinian Refugees Damascus Training Centre and neighbouring suburbs