#BabusFireplace platform is giving elders an opportunity to share with the young various aspects of African cultural heritage that is fast disappearing with the various forces of globalization, modernization and is largely undocumented threatening its transmission. The ways of passing on African culture traditionally was done aurally/via narration and memory.
This idea has become more interesting during this #COVID19 period as children have not been going to school until January next year (In Kenya). The role of our elders in providing informal education as it was in the past would be most useful at this time.
Creative methods of content delivery and interaction will be used to keep the initiative entertaining, always a learning experience and relevant to the child of today's world.
The North-Over Experience
A safe hybrid outdoor entertainment and learning experience event of maximum of 200 participants as per the COVID19 protocols on 31st December 2020 with a paying online live streaming component. Responding to this COVID-19 crisis by showcasing homegrown talent from around this space and beyond who are mostly youth /young adults from school going age, college/universities,their alumni presenting fresh high quality visual and performing arts entertainment content for skill and economic development opportunities. This will be a regular monthly event with changing themes and activities providing many partnership possibilities and sponsorship benefits.