Charlecio Syrmalus de Souza (Sim) is the performing arts teacher at CIAMO. A musician himself, he came to CIAMO as a learner and finally decided to become a teacher at the center since the 2012. A native of Ouidah where the center is hosted, Sim is an outstanding and popular singer/songwriter who previously was the Cultural Chargé d’affaires of his college from 2002 to 2010. A very talented traditional dancer and performer he runs Music Theory, Guitar and dance classes for the students of Ciamo and the community. His unfailing dedication to the vision of our center makes of him a great asset.