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Who We Are?

Kenya Institute of Puppet Theatre is a non formal, non-profit making community based theatre institute founded and registered in Kenya in the year 2007.

KIPT is a dynamic, innovative and creative community based institution that uses puppetry, participatory educational theatre and folk media in life skills promotion, community education and cultural communication that engages people into interactive discourse. It was founded by a team of puppet / theatre practitioners for the purpose of harnessing puppetry and folk media theatre experiences and using them for socio-economic and political change.

KIPT has implemented several artistic puppetry programmes including on HIV and AIDS, Environment Conservation, Good Governance, Human Rights/Democracy, Constitution Education, Peace and Cohesion, Mother Child Health (MCH), Sexual Reproductive Health /Rights (SRHR), Gender Based Violence, FGM, Deaf/Dumb Programmes among others funded by different donors and embassies.

KIPT has also undertaken consultancies in the areas of designing of learning materials, facilitation of workshops, training in innovative cultural communication; puppetry and folk media for national and international organizations.

It has initiated puppetry projects in Nigeria, Southern Sudan, Eritrea, Uganda and Liberia. KIPT has participated in collaborative puppetry projects in Netherlands, Austria, South Africa, Finland, Denmark,  Norway among other countries

What We Offer?

KIPT has implemented several artistic puppetry programmes including on HIV and AIDS, Environment Conservation, Good Governance, Human Rights/Democracy, Constitution Education, Peace and Cohesion, Mother Child Health (MCH), Sexual Reproductive Health /Rights (SRHR), Gender Based Violence, FGM, Deaf/Dumb Programmes among others funded by different donors and embassies.
  • Puppetry Training / Capacity Building
  • Community Education and Outreach Programme
  • Internship and Mentorship – Puppet Hub Centre
  • Network/Partnership
  • International Puppetry Festival

Our Vision & Mission

Mission

KIPT mission is to promote Puppet Theatre as a means of community education, communication and social change.

Vision

KIPT vision is to explore and develop puppetry/folk media as a popular performing art-form and a participatory theatre medium in Kenya and the region

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