Tell us your story
We empower people to share their art and stories which have the magic to connect themselves and communities to a piece of home
What is the situation around the world, the numbers tell you a lot
People A day forced to
flee their homes
Stories of Home
Bukjeh roughly translates to ‘a small pack of belongings carried by travellers and refugees’. Our mission is to empower people to share their art and stories which have the magic to connect themselves and communities to a piece of home
We cherish diversity in everything Bukjeh is and does, in all our people, in all their rich identities, in all their stories. We embrace and respect diversity of background, experience, ideas, thought and feelings.
Empowerment and equality
Through our stories, art and all other endeavours, Bukjeh works to build social cohesion and harmony. We empower our artists to share their diversity of experience. We work to build visibility, engagement, and inclusion of those who have been displaced.
A thousand forms of storytelling
We embrace and support the diverse range of storytelling forms, which can include any variety of diverse elements from a person’s culture, including spoken word, music, songs, visual arts and language.
Artists as story leaders
Bukjeh empowers the artists to be leaders of their own story. They will choose which story to tell and why, and express it in the manner of their choosing. Artists may wish to share their stories widely, or not publicly at all.
Empower people to share their art and stories of home, of displacement, and of everything afterwards.
Help others to feel comfortable being proud of their rich and unique identities
Encourage more communities to embrace diversity
Build visibility, engagement, and inclusion of those who have been displaced - in our schools, in our communities, and in our governments