Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lesson 2!

Another fantastic breakdance workshop with the former street children at Les Enfants de Dieu. Once again, we worked with the full group of 126 out on the basketball court. So much fun and laughter, Pervez shouting “Left. Right. Through!” in … Continue reading

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Teaching 130 kids to breakdance (Lesson 1)

 

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Meeting the team: the kids go crazy!

The new Live 2 Break crew members at Les Enfants de Dieu Today, the team met the boys at Les Enfants de Dieu. The boys – aged 6 to 18 years – showed off their dance moves, sang for us, … Continue reading

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A quick late night update

The rest of the team – Pervez, Kate and Bret – have arrived in good spirits, excited to be here and looking forward to meeting all the children tomorrow. J-M is responding to the treatment he is having in hospital, … Continue reading

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Catalyst Rwanda has been set up to work with vulnerable young people and emerging artists in Rwanda. In November 2011, 130 former street children were granted their dearest wish: to be taught hip hop dance by a professional teacher …

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First arrival: these amazing children …

This is really the most beautiful country to fly in to: rolling hills and gleaming silver lakes, dotted with glinting roofs, red dusty tracks and trees, checked with small fields, the hills terraced right to their tops. I arrived in … Continue reading

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Pervez kicking it

Photos: Paul Hampartsoumian

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