REPACTED is an organization that uses unique programs to engage the youth in activities that improve knowledge, change attitudes and sharpen life skills to inspire positive behavior change. The organization’s mission is to provide youth with a forum for dialogue on issues affecting the society. REPACTED programs target young people between the ages of 15 – 35 as partners, allies and agents of change.
repacted has given rise to Ground artz is a theatre troupe within REPACTED that uses conventional theatre production such as plays, mimes and adaptations of selected literature set books. We stage our performances at the Nakuru Players’ Theatre, educational institutions such as high schools, universities and other recreational venues. Ground artz is composed of highly qualified youth who form a multi-disciplinary team surrounding the field of behavior change communication including theatre for development.
Ground artz seeks to address a range of youth development issues directly associated with civic education, mental life skills and negotiation skills, gender issues, relationships, reproductive health, safer sexual practices and methods of protection against pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections through behavior change communication. We do this through a scripted performance designed to provoke the target audience’s feelings attitudes and beliefs the artists then enlists the audience in an interactive discussion with an aim of inspiring positive change towards making informative decisions.
The troupe based in Nakuru,Kenya seeks to inspire the youth on governing issues among themselves and using their strength for the betterment of the community at large.