With the collaboration of KYI, art khatola project was done successfully in eight selected schools (Private & Govt Schools) from slums areas of Karachi. Under this project 1050 children (including out of school) got benefit.
Seneca stated that world peace will be secured on a permanent basis when we start teaching our children to view the whole world as one.
Therefore the aim of Art-khatola is to promote
The arts and creative opportunities provided by the ARMEN under Art Khatola will help transform the way children learn and explore the world around them.
Art- Khatola is a colourful decorated vehicle (Mobile Art Studio) completed with supplies and art instructors with activitiesto foster a love and appreciation of the arts, all children would experience the benefits of high quality art education.
Total length of the project will be five months, Starting from August 2016 to December
All art materials would be provided by ARMEN.
Each major group of the students would be comprises of 50 Students and 75 out of school children. They will work together in the small groups.
Much research proves that children receiving sustained arts education develop crucial thinking skills for achieving at higher levels. Learning art engages and strengthens fundamental cognitive skills such as spatial reasoning, problem-solving and creative thinking.