Sarakasi Trust is a performing arts development organization working towards building capacity in the arts sector in Kenya. The organization’s core stems from a firm belief in the use of culture for development and the positive role that culture can play to eradicate poverty. Sarakasi promotes the bright face of the African continent and people: the beautiful, vibrant, energetic, talented and inspiring men, women and children, and culture and the arts expressing life, hope and creativity. Over the past 14years, Sarakasi has built a solid platform for developing East Africa’s natural performing talents into a world-class school for the performing arts. From its base at the Sarakasi Dome in Nairobi, the Trust runs daily training programs for over 60 dancers and 30 acrobats. The dancers cover a range of disciplines that include traditional dance, African contemporary, salsa, hip hop, street dance, jazz, and other modern contemporary dance, modern traditional dances, bollywood forms. The acrobats are specialized in human pyramids, summersaults, balancing acts, hoops, limbo, fire acts, tight rope, pole/ pagan, clowning, aerial hoops, aerial silks, short trapeze and much more.