As Children Reporters they acquired the tools to succeed in realizing their dreams. Today, they are adults and always committed to defend children’s rights.
We will continue to be involved in any approach that will aim at the emergence of an Africa and a world favorable to the development and thrive of children and young people.
In order to best protect people, they must be integrated into the process and encouraged to participate. In my opinion, a decision which concerns me made in my absence is against my interests.
I dream of my Africa, an Africa where every child has an education and where all their rights are respected.
YOUNG REPORTER – Children can participate in different ways. We can plead, write articles and tell stories but we can also be at the heart of activities of concern to us. Instead of having an adult moderating, we can also let a child do it!
YOUNG REPORTER – For 5 years now, the city of Goma has been regularly hosting the great Amani Festival. We were there!
YOUNG REPORTER – My name is Sarah, I am 17 years old and I coordinate the Young Reporters in my Province, Haut-Uélé. On 20 November, during events celebrating Universal Children’s Day, we had the opportunity to give a speech to the authorities and one month later we have now received a positive response.
During the whole month of August, children were the main participants in a programme to inform families about the importance of registering the births of their children, conducted by the Goverment in collaboration with UNICEF.
YOUNG REPORTER – We do not always have access to a computer to write our articles. That’s no problem, we can always find a way to send our messages !
NEWS – We are the very first team of Young Reporters in the history of the Haut-Uélé, our province. Would you like to know more about our training, our impressions and our aims in promoting children’s rights? The answer is in this article.