Awards & Achievements

Awards & Achievements for the group

  1. It is estimated that the Group reached well over 100,000 people between 1997 and 2010.
  2. Over 50,000 condoms and 32,000 posters, leaflets, stickers and books were distributed between 1997 and 2010.
  3. The Group provided theatre training and awareness on HIV/AIDS and on the environment and conservation efforts in Kutubu, Southern Province and Kikori in Gulf Province between 1999-2003.
  4. The Group Director and senior female artists are qualified community theatre trainers and have provided training in the nine districts of Morobe from 1999 to 2010.
  5. Participated in the Theatre Documentary filmed by an Australian ABC film crew in 1998.
  6. A member of the group, Ester Sam, was selected by a German film company to act in the film Jungle Child, which was filmed on location in Malaysia and released in February 2011.
  7. Seeds Theatre Group Inc became a grantee of UN Women in 2010.  It has carried out more than 42 drama performances which highlighted violence against women and girls and created awareness on human rights, as well as strategised with its audiences on ways to end the violence. In the first phase of the UN Women-funded project, Seeds reached more than 4,000 people in settlements and communities around Lae District, PNG. Seeds has been featured on the UN Women website. The capacity-building component of the grant has seen members of Seeds undergo training in Gender and Gender-based Violence, Project Planning and Project Management. Through UN Women support, Seeds has become more gender-responsive and more organised in its project planning, implementation and monitoring.

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