A community of active facilitators, who use their BAP skills in vulnerable communities, to bring about healing, healthy social lives and inspire others through art.
The Butterfly Art Project was founded in Wynberg, Cape Town and began by offering art courses and art therapy to finance projects in the Townships.
Capricorn Primary School invites BAP to operate its programs from their premises using a prefab building. Six groups of preschoolers from Vrygrond walk from their educare centres to CPS to attend a school readiness programme with BAP!
Vrygrond Aftercare founded by Build Up Kids merges with the Butterfly Art Project.
The first Community Art Facilitator Training in partnership with New World Foundation comes to an end.
BAP is granted NPO status from the SA Dept of Social Development, Angela Katschke becomes the Director of Butterfly Art Project.
BAP Preschool programme is run by first BAP employees and serves 90 preschoolers weekly.
BAP takes on a fundraising initiative in order to expand in 2016 to bring about more art outreach and art therapy to communities.
BAP operates out of Angela's car - offering 2.5 hours of artistic, educational classes in preschools. Other art trainings with teachers & counselors in Hanover Park & Lavender Hill communities.
Angela takes on the role of Art Teacher at Capricorn Primary School. With a team of locals, 700 pupils per week receive art classes in the loft of the school hall. Parallel Art Therapy sessions take place for children in need.
BAP opens our new building on Vrygrond Trust land adjacent to Capricorn Primary School with funds raised through Chic Mamas do care, Build up kids e.V., Mercedes Benz and most of all Smiling Heart e.V.
The BAP Method module is researched and developed and focuses on art therapy for traumatised children in the context of marginalised communities.