USA ambassador motivates youth in development project

MAUN: United States of America (USA) ambassador to Botswana, Earl Miller, visited participants of a project that trains young children on conflict resolutions within their communities at Love Botswana Centre in Sedie, on Tuesday.

The project, called, ‘Kagiso Project’ is the brainchild of Vehae Tjirange. The Kagiso Project is a peer mediation programme aimed at developing and empowering young people, trains youth to mediate conflicts between their peers in the consensus-building style, of the traditional kgotla system.

Funded by the US government, Kagiso Project arises from the prevalence of violent and non-violent conflict in Botswana’s school system.

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