Dada Trust Africa

About Women For Women By Women

About dada Trust

We believe in the use of arts for social change. And specifically, we celebrate women and girls in various art forms: music, dance, fine arts, theatre, spoken word and film. We implement mentorship programs to empower young women in leadership roles, self– expression and assertiveness. From ancient times to the present, women throughout the world have participated in the visual arts in diverse and stimulating ways. Whether as creators and innovators of numerous forms of artistic expression, important patrons and

Gender Equality

Equity leads to equality. Gender equality requires equal enjoyment by women and men of socially-valued goods, opportunities, resources and rewards.

Quality Education

Denying girls a quality education also harms the next generation, making it harder for whole communities to come out of poverty.

Peace, Justice And Strong Institutions

Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.

Decent work and Economic Growth

Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all

Our main programmes include:

  • Film boot camp trainings and Residency (“HER LENS”)
  • Film Festivals (UDADA INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL)
  • Co-productions
  • Mentorship and Internship
  • Masterclasses

Through various programmes, Dada Trust:

  • Creates a skilled workforce in the audio-visual industry
  • Offers distribution channels for content
  • Facilitates co-production platforms and industry stakeholder networking
  • Provides opportunities for revolving funds for women to produce their own content, linking them with international Grants and Funds
  • Ensures mentorship and internships for women and men
  • Enhances the reputation of partners