Maltas, NUSAA and Dice fight extremism

09 November 2017 | Education

Namibian musician Edo Nikodemus “Dice” Lutete, Maltas Club Namibia and the Namibian United States Alumni Association (NUSAA) have joined forces to fight global extremism.

Edventure Partners and Facebook partnered for this international campaign that includes young people from 500 institutions around the globe.

Conditions such as lack of access to basic needs and the widening gap between rich and poor often result in extremist behaviour, while citizens seek security, human dignity and political participation. However, if communities feel excluded, they often resort to extremist behaviour. In addition, young people – especially teenagers – feel isolated when they are bullied at school.

To reach this young target audience, 25 learner ambassadors from Bethold Humumuine Primary School were encouraged by Dice to fight extremist behaviour through songs and poetry.

This was the third time the Maltas Club Namibia is part of the global campaign that runs until 5 December 2017.

The public at large are encouraged to join the campaign on #RAVE on Facebook and Instagram.

Info: Ashlyn de Koe on 0813291601 or [email protected], NUSAA and Dice fight extremism.

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