Mission – Srijanalaya

Mission

Our mission is to provide every child in Nepal an access to safe environment to express and be heard and learn through arts.

What does it mean to create a ‘safe environment’?

  • Support children’s emotional, cognitive, physical, social, and cultural development.
  • Give special attention to the most vulnerable and marginalized.
  • Provide children the time, materials, space, and guidance to make connections and foster learning.
  • Emphasize the relevance of learning materials, language, and context for children.
  • Strengthen and respect diversity, individuality, and collectivity.
  • Build a support network of children, parents, educators, artists, development practitioners, and policy makers. who understand the need for creative spaces.

What do we mean by ‘learning through the arts’?

  • to communicate and express oneself through any medium.
  • to have access to the visual, performing, and language arts.
  • to ask questions, look for answers, and take a stand.
  • to make sense of one’s world.