Hiccup Circus Uganda’s outreach partners are organizations working with at-risk communities or youth in difficulty. HCU has been showcased in different locations, in Kampala and upcountry, so people can more easily access the programs… there is no cost so there are no barriers for anyone to attend the performances freely and have fun with education.
BELOW SOME EXAMPLES OF OUR TOURNÉES AND PERFORMANCES
A phantasmagoric free show with a social educational message dedicated to the prevention of tuberculosis meningitis.
The event, a join collaboration among HCU and the Infectious Diseases Institute – Makerere University, was set at the Treasure Life Youth Centre – Kamwookya.
A circus wedding party for all the children.
SOS Children’s Village is a worldwide, Independent, non-governmental social development organization that has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children since 1949.
Community mobilization about Immunization, HIV/AIDS and behavioral changes.
The Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in Bweyale, Northern Uganda, is a UNHCR managed refugee settlement that provides shelter, land, and support for more than 100,000 people.
Kids of Africa Fun Run and Hiccup Circus Uganda… smiles and sweat for a good cause.
How a social circus can help in the construction of a primary school.
Happiness must be cheap… because if it is expensive do not have good quality.
– Roberto Benigni –
Belgian Technical Cooperation and HCU
Uganda received a grant from the Kingdom of Belgium to finance the Teacher Training Education Project. This project improves the training for technical teachers and instructors in technical and vocational education, health tutors and secondary teachers.
Our first tournée in Kampala schools.
Hiccup Circus Uganda was really at the beginning but ISP in Africa decided to give us a big chance.
Circus shows in the alleys and shacks of Kampala.
We brought the seductive and magic appeal of circus that includes an educational message – about avoiding teens pregnancy and stay in school – into a neglected urban landscapes thank to Laura Kibel and Feet Theatre!
Kampiringisa is the only juvenile detention facility in Uganda and is falling apart. The conditions are far from adequate but the youngsters have nowhere else to go.
The school that once was.
Lack of funds critically hamstrings the Buganda Road Primary School that is a typical example of the government schools condition in Uganda.
Young people with disabilities are marginalized and humiliated by society.
In Uganda there are many cases of disability, which by official estimates set at the 10% of the population.
Raising awareness about paediatrics cancer in Kawempe Division schools.
Cancer is a huge global problem, but by working with civil society groups and others organizations it is possible to make a real difference.
Educational circus shows about cholera prevention and waste management in Namuwongo primary schools.
With the current wet season in Uganda, the capital city didn’t wait long to face another epidemical and as a result of heavy rains the Ministry of Health declared a cholera outbreak in Kampala.
How Hiccup Circus Uganda was born.