5 February 2016

On February 4 th and 5 th this 2016, Global Compassion’s team organizes a two days activities on interfaith dialogue for Peace leads by Clement Awanfe Ngueto (a Fellow of ACWAY; Morocco Dec. 11-16, 2015) and initiated to celebrate the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week which coincides this year with The Cameroon National Youth Week. The first day (February 04, 2016) activities was a based on interfaith dialogue, youth exchange and football exhibition by young girls as a tool for peacebuilding. The collaboration with three (03) religious leaders, government officials, Global Compassion team, teachers and youth from 03 schools in Santchou to talk about the need of sustainable peace in Cameroon. This event bring 80 people from different religions and cultures together through a dialogue interaction and sport; all under the theme titled “Love of God and love of the Neighbour”.

The second day (February 05, 2016) Global Compassion’s team visited the Muslim community in Santchou with the leadership of the Imam SAIDOU OUMAROU (Muslim leader) for the exchange of cultures, brainstorming for future actions related to a sustainable peace in Cameroon despite the Boko Haram conflict in the far north of the country. All together we spread the words for a peaceful country and the World by seeking useful ways to avoid radicalization of teenagers and youth in Cameroon. Knowing that Boko Haram uses Teenagers for suicide bombing and other young people as Family after the dialogue session Feb. 04, 2016 soldiers in their terrorist group; we pledge our voices together, Muslims and Christians in the community to save our country against terrorism and radicalization.