Hyderabad: The team of for Arts Media and Social Welfare (CAMS) is striving hard to bring changes in the society through the medium of theatre arts. The CAMS is actively involved and is working for social initiatives in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
The organisation takes up awareness campaigns and highlights issues like importance of education, health, hygiene, environment, etc for the underprivileged sections. They visit slums and organise theatre workshops, play productions, and organise symposiums and seminars for children in both urban and rural areas.
The organisation is run and supported by theatre practitioners, research scholars and students and is guided by the faculty of University of Hyderabad on various campaigns and awareness programmes. CAMS actively promotes ‘Theatre-in-Education' concept, which is popular across the globe, for the benefit of people from underprivileged areas on important social issues concerning education, health, environment, race, religion and gender.
Over the last few years, CAMS has been working with children from orphanages and urban poor areas like Kawadiguda by providing access to primary education, computer literacy, vocational training and training in performing arts in collaboration with other organisations. Children have been trained in theatre by CAMS and given opportunities to perform at state and national level cultural festivals and competitions.
Source: The Hans India