The purpose of this study was to forecast the Social Return on Investment (SROI) associated with children’s (8-14yrs) participation in Cirkidz circus-arts training on their mental health and wellbeing.
The early and middle years of childhood are recognised as being pivotal in ensuring good cognitive development throughout life, resulting in healthier societies. Healthier societies can mean a reduction in lifestyle related illness and therefore potentially reduce reliance on healthcare resources. Furthermore, healthier societies have been shown to be more economically productive.
The SROI analysis found that for every one dollar invested, $7 of social return may be generated due to participation in Cirkidz Tweenz circus training.