Youth and community transformation project: Second cohort of drum making classes closing ceremony

The Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation, the executing agency for the Youth and Community Transformation (YCT) Project, hosted a closing ceremony for the drum making classes at the Larubeya Drum School in Belize City. The closing ceremony is the culmination of three weeks of classes that led to 12 youths from the Port Loyola and Lake Independence areas now having the skills to make their own drums. The YCT Project partnered with the Yabra Community Resource Center (Community Policing Unit) to implement the drum making classes as an expansion of the Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) programme.  The classes were facilitated by Larubeya Drum School.  The second phase of the programme is having participants learn to play the drum.

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