The future doesn’t hold anything for youth in Africa, we should be more focussed on the present and that’s the only way to secure the future. How can African Youth talk about the future when our present is ignored?
How can African Youth talk about the future when our present is ignored?
Its all about hope and never giving up.
While material poverty is part of the problem, many children and young people today also feel there is little or no possibility of a positive future, what we call a ‘poverty of hope’.
“The voices of young people are missing from debates about the challenges facing the country. They feel ignored by society and decision makers who are focussed on the concerns of older generations.
“Collectively, we can help young people overcome this poverty of hope by believing in them, nurturing their talents, providing opportunities, knocking down barriers, and listening to them when it comes to decisions that affect their futures