This project will bring peace education and economically empower 5000 displaced children and youth in the two English speaking regions of Cameroon who are traumatized by the Anglophone crisis. Key Farmers Cameroon also plans to build two peace Education and Economic Empowerment Academy in the above regions and support children and youth create jobs for self-employment so as to avoid becoming child soldiers.
As the crisis in the two anglophone regions of Cameroon intensified, there are currently more than 10,700 unaccompanied or separated anglophone children needing urgent assistance. Although the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is working to solve the crisis, the poor situation of the displaced is still a serious issue. This project will affect more than 10,700 displaced children and adolescent youth currently living in the bushes.
Key Farmers Cameroon provides peace education and economic empowerment to displaced children in affected communities in the two Anglophone regions in Cameroon. Community leaders are trained on peace education, economic empowerment, psycho-social support. They are also trained to share their knowledge and skills with their peers in other communities. The above interventions would help children and youth to become peace ambassadors, create jobs and become self-employed.
The project will educate more than 5000 displaced children and youth and build their skills on income-generating activities allowing them to rise out of trauma, distress, poverty, hunger, and enable them to become the leaders of tomorrow.