UMOJA 2023 will provide an open and challenging learning environment for a diverse group of youth, drawing on experiential teaching methods and engagements with community as well as nature, that empowers participants and endows them with unique skills to become change makers, building strong and sustainable communities.
The program will be a total of 10 days. Day 1 and Day 10 are reserved for arrival and departures. Day 2-9 will be framed around thematic topics and local excursions.
The thematic topics of the short course will be explored through workshops run and designed by Facilitators. The themes will be centred around community building. Four themes have been chosen to explore different aspects of community building:
Youth Activism & Entrepreneurship
Conflict & Problem Solving
Environment & Climate Change
Identity, Intersectionality & Gender
The program is designed to equip participant with the following skills:
Curiosity & Critical Thinking
Local & Global understanding
Interacting Respectfully & Sensitively
Compassion & Celebrating Diversity
Problem Solving & Project Building
Leading & Taking Initiative
Click here to read the program brochure.