Mission & Values

Awake To Know Africa is a community interest company, dedicated to facilitating the sharing of our rich and diverse African culture in order to raise awareness of diversity and equality and to promote community cohesion and integration.

Using African drumming, traditional story-telling, drama, poetry, costumes, singing, dancing and games, Awake To Know Africa (ATKA) works in schools and the wider community in Milton Keynes to enable children, young people and adults to appreciate different cultures and to promote harmony.

ATKA is committed to:

·      Breaking down barriers in the community

·      Facilitating learning about different cultures

·      Celebrating the diverse nature of Milton Keynes

·      Developing new learning opportunities

·      Involving parents in creative play with children

ATKA’s uniqueness is reflected in our passion to see Milton Keynes’ Africans contribute to meeting the diverse needs within our communities and to the continued growth of our city.

Read more about our company objectives