Network of African Youths for Development (NAYD)

An essay on synergy by Judyannet Muchiri. It is the information age; but information on its own is nothing. What you do with information, how and with who changes everything. Similarly what you don’t do with information is also important. Narrowing it down to the youth in Africa and across the globe, what information do they…

Rural development and community self-help – internship 2013 in Cameroon

This article was translated from French and was published at sitrapid.net and reseau-idee.be (cet article en francais)   VILLAGE COMMUNITIES OF THE COMMON Nkol-METET IN CAMEROON 1. BACKGROUND Alternatives for Sustainable Development (Alternatives Durables pour le Développement – ADD) is a social organization for non-profit work for local development in Central, South and East Cameroon.Its action is…

The Education of Auma Obama – A documentary film by Branwen Okpako

This is a follow up on one of our previous postings on the African Movie Academy Awards 2012, where we cross-posted the results of the winning films. We are here highlighting the winning Diaspora Documentary by Branwen Okpako: “The Education of Auma Obama”. Auma Obama has always been an activist for social justice and especially towards…

The Helping THEM for a Lifetime Project – empowering young women in Sierra Leone

Today, we would like to present to you another great initiative aiming at empowering underprivileged people in Sierra Leone. Read about the outstanding work of Musa Ansumana Soko and his female colleagues …   About the Initiator Being a victim myself and coming from a society that respects men with more than one wife, I kept experiencing…