Get up, Comrades it's time to go, on the well paced road, because we all have our hands united, we will build a country, for a country yes yes we will walk yes yes, and we will go, yes yes like soldiers.
One positive adult can change a child’s life forever. In conflict areas, mentors can instill a passion for creating peace, and finding ways to transcend differences in language, culture, and religion to learn compassion. However, many children lack a mentor or someone to guide them.
Play for Peace Senegal hosted a table at their very first Africa Games Festival! This annual cultural event aims to shed light on games from all over the world. The festival went through time in 54 African countries and other countries in Asia and Europe, providing a chance to celebrate varying traditions, cultures, and pieces of history, all in the spirit of play!
"The Play for Peace Senegal team gathers all of the children after school so that they do not wander the streets. They put them in an environment where children are motivated and inspired to do their best."
Play for Peace Senegal continues to change the lives of and inspire children each day. And mentor El Hadj Beye is committed to the children and the work that needs to be done in the community.
Play For Peace Senegal certainly played at the Global Unity Games. The Building Bridges Games ran from September 9-24, and Team Senegal went all out. Here are some of the highlights.
As part of World Interfaith Harmony Week, Play for Peace Senegal worked to teach young people the fundamentals of peace, cooperation, and tolerance.