Youth urged to be change makers

Over 140 youth were yesterday urged to help change their colleagues in their various schools and societies they hail from.

Over 140 youth were yesterday urged to help change their colleagues in their various schools and societies they hail from.

Speaking before a group of over 140 youth from various institutions within Kigali, Felicite Rwemalika, Rwanda women football federation president called upon the youth who have had the chance to be trained to carry the message impact a positive impact to the society.

The training was organized by the Organization of Women in Sports (Akwos) which empowers women through sports in partnership with Ashoka an organization that identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs, individuals with innovative and practical ideas for solving social problems to change patterns across the world.

Vicent Otieno Odhiambo, the youth venture program manager of Ashoka, said before they think of changing others, it was important that they first change their attitude wholesomely towards innovations and practicability, then they will be in position to change others.

“Identify what you can do best and do it with confidence, love and hope that you will succeed then you will have a story to tell”, he said.

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