The Genesis Project is a local, non-governmental, non-profit, humanitarian organization established in June 1996 in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The main project objectives are the following:
Interactive education of children through live puppet show performances representing diverse educational topics (mine risk education (MRE), children’s rights, prevention of all sorts of addictions, etc.).
Education of children and youth about healthy lifestyles.
Community strengthening with the purpose of informing the public on freedom of speech, democracy and fundamental human rights.
Assistance to war-traumatized children and their families.
Development and support through various coexistence initiatives throughout BiH.
Building of democratic governance.
"From Puppets to Empowerment: the Bosnia and Herzegovina Genesis Project,"
Journal of Mine Action
: Vol. 7
, Article 17.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol7/iss2/17