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Dumiso Gatsha, ARISE

Botswana is one of the over thirty Sub-Saharan African countries that criminalize homosexuality, thus few LGBT activists can educate and engage stakeholders. Dumiso Gatsha is one of these activists who has received a seed grant for the project, ARISE, taking place in Gabane. ARISE uses poetry, photography and theatre as a means to alleviate the impact of stigma and discrimination of LGBT persons through workshops and safe spaces for candid conversations that will then be shared with the greater community.

If you would like to learn more about this project, check out their website.

GRANT AWARD DATE: January 15, 2016