Why arts for development?
The arts inspires creativity, gives hope, empowers individuals, brings new perspectives on processes, and offers unconventional results that stimulate innovation, the development of new industries, creating jobs, products and services, economic well-being and quality of life.
The art is at the core of hundreds of billions of dollars worth of creative economy globally.... It is a tool to build a sustainable and peaceful world ...a therapy for children to overcome their traumas caused by armed conflicts... a communication means among groups with disputes... a powerful messenger for many social enterprises that voice those tough issues... a source for innovation >> Read More
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Read about our story:
- UNESCO Observatory e-JOURNAL: Volume 1 Issue 2, October 2008 " Making the 'arts' and 'net' work" to help achieve MDGs: An Art4Development.net story"
- TakingIT Global & Global Youth Action Network (Raising Their Voices).
Arts for Global Development, Inc.
(Art4Development.Net) is a registered volunteer-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization promoting the utilization of creativity to further an inter-disciplinary, multi-sectoral and cross-cultural approach in socio-economic development and working primarily with disadvantaged communities, children, youth and women worldwide.
For over a decade we have been working on initiatives where the arts in any form has been put into effect for tackling the challenges of the development field and assisting organizations and communities become more socially conscious, responsible, and creative. We strive to provide opportunities for the underserved and underdeveloped pockets of the society through edu-taining programs in collaboration with other social enterprises, nonprofits, public organizations, and corporate entities whose missions align with ours. >> Read More