Saturday, May 23rd 2020 – The World Youth Alliance Africa held its first online solidarity call for members in Cameroon. The Solidarity call that was also held to engage members in neighboring West African countries is an activity to foster a sense of togetherness among young people in Africa. The call brought together young people from Cameroon, Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Benin and Togo to meet the WYA Africa staff and alumni.
Ms. Wangeci Mwaniki, a World Youth Alliance Africa internship alumna, started with an introduction session and fun icebreakers. This was followed by an introduction to the World Youth Alliance by the WYA Africa Regional Director, Ms. Cynthia Maingi.
A CTP certified alumnus from Cameroon talked to the participants about his journey in WYA. The WYA Africa Regional Director of Operations, Mr. Kevin Alando talked about the Certified Training Program and encouraged the participants to sign up for it. He also handled the Q&A session. WYA Africa had a great time interacting with young people from across West Africa, and look forward to further engagement. The call ended after having a group photo to commemorate the experience.
A snapshot from the WYAA Solidarity Call – Cameroon