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Title:
Clowns Without Borders Bring Smiles to those in Crisis

Summary:

Clowns Without Borders is a ‘not for profit’ NGO which travels around the world bringing smiles and moments of joy to those in crisis. They work in war zones, natural disaster areas, refugee camps and disadvantaged social areas. Their aim is to work mostly with traumatised children, watching over and improving their psychological condition. “A smile has the potential to bring back a collective psychological balance, it promotes social and creative values, as well as tolerance and diversity within communities.”

Comments:

Location: Global
Action: Building
Setting: Developed World, Semi-Developed, Third World, Urban, Village
Extent of Action: Multi-Country
Issues: Community Building, Cooperation
Year(s): 1993
Outcome successful
Source: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2005/05/seriously_this_1.php

Contacts:

Spain: Payasos Sin Fronteras – www.clowns.org
France: Clowns Sans Frontières – www.clowns-sans-frontieres-france.org
Sweden: Clowner Utan Granser – www.skratt.nu
Canada: Clowns Sans Frontières – www.clownsf.com
Belgium: Clowns Et Magiciens Sans Frontières – kbzt@skynet.be
USA: Clowns without Borders - www.clownswithoutborders.org

Prepared By: alb, 9/10
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