I Am Africa

Member

Yves Stephane Ngaleu


Duration

From April 15 to May 25, 2019

Target

Young Africans and young Cameroonians in particular


Target population

150


Target avg age

25


People impacted

150


Sustainable Development Goal

Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


Development stage

Peace, Prosperity and Sustainability


Purpose

Inform, sensitise and valorise Africa diversity


Overview

From the 15th Aprilia 2019 -24th Mat 2019,100 young Africans where touched, they produce content on the Africa they want and this was put on a poster published online on the I AM AFRICA Facebook page.
On the 25th of May, first 25 young Cameroonians from Mbalmayo participated to a workshop where they were informed about the IAmAfrica Campaign, they recieved a capacity building on cultural diversity and they valorise Africa through their culture, their religion, their tradition, etc.
Then 25 young Cameroonians from Douala carried out a clean up Campaign where organisations such as AIESEC, Cameroon National Youths Council and more were involved


Actions Taken

1
Youths contents and profil pictures were recieved, place on a I Am Africa poster then published online
2
The posters were published on Facebook and Whatsapp
3
Sensitise campaign poster where produce to engage youths
4
Mobilise resources for the collection of wastes
5
Mobilise youths and collect waste
6
Civil society organisations were identified and contacted
7
Animate a Training on JCI Mission, Vision and Value. Presentation of the I Am Africa campaign. Facilitate a workshop on cultural diversity.
8
Mobilise resources for the workshop
9
Sensitise youths of Mbalmayo and authorities
10
Engage youths by producing poster presenting youths engagement
11
Mobilise youths and engage them to join the campaign
12
Sensitise youths on the I Am Africa Campaign.

Results

100 posters were produced and published
25 Youths of Mbalmayo valorise Africa through the valorisation of their culture, religion, tradition, etc.
25 Youths of Douala participated in a Clean Up campaign
150 youths where impacted by the I am Africa project


Recommendations

This initiative is a good initiative, project directors should be groupe in a panafrican network. A plateforme should be put in place for them to come together and share experience, succes stories and their challenges.

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