Democratic Republic of Congo: Pax Christi Butembo creates "United Nations Youth Development and Mutual Aid Union" as first activity of active nonviolence project
27/7/18 - Pax Christi Butembo, in partnership with Pax Christi international, has launched the first activities of the project called "Strengthening new generations on active nonviolence and entrepreneurship”.
Within this project, Pax Christi Butembo created the 'United Nations Youth Development and Mutual Aid Union' (in French 'Union des jeunes pour le développement et l’entraide mutuelle'), a group of young people between 8 and 30 years old.
The meeting took place very early in the morning in one of the classrooms of the Tuyitsinge Institute, facilitated by the 2 trainers from April's training of the trainers, and accompanied by the coordinator.
The meeting started with an introduction of Pax Christi Butembo, followed by a brief presentation of Pax Christi International. On the occasion of the official introduction, Pax Christi Butembo also took the opportunity to briefly illustrate the project. Its aim has been well-received by the participants who gladly ensured their collaboration in the execution of the different activities of the project.