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Qui je suis?

Moi c'est Josué BAGAYA, je suis un jeune garçon de la république démocratique du Congo.Jesuis entrain de finir mes études universitaire à l'université officielle de Bukavu.je suis un responsable des jeunes et encadreur dans certaines structure d'encadrement des jeunes. principalement je suis scout et j'encadre les enfants et jeune scout dans 7 groupes scouts éparpille au Kivu à l'est du Pays.je suis scout depuis 13ans déjà et j'encadre les jeunes depuis bientôt 6ans. ma vie je la dévoue au jeunes car notre pays a besoin des jeunes éduqués et instruits envue d'un Congo meilleur. Je suis aussi un volontaire dans une initiative des scouts des grands lacs (RD Congo, Rwanda et Burundi) comme formateur des médiateurs communautaire qui lutte pour la paix et la cohabitation pacifique dans la société.
ce qui motive souvent ce de voir comment la jeunesse se plonge dans la délinquance ici chez nous beaucoup de jeunes sont en prisons pour vol, viol, crime, problème de toxicomanie,etc et quand je vois cela autour de moi je suis révolté voila pourquoi je fait de ma mission primordiale "transmette aux jeunes les valeurs de vie".
D’où les valeurs de la vie partent du respect mutuelle, homme ou femme ni faut conjuguer les efforts en vue de rendements meilleur au lieu de traitement discriminatoire à l’égard de la jeune fille dont elle victime de l’injustice dans notre société.
j'aimerai bien partager mon expérience avec tous ceux qui pensent que pour un monde juste il faut bien préparer la jeunesse.

English translation by community member hsloss

Who Am I?

I am Josué Bagaya. I am a young man from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I am finishing up my studies at the Official University of Bukavu. I work as a youth leader and mentor for some youth training organizations. Principally, I am a scout and I mentor children and young scouts in seven groups scattered throughout Kivu in the east of the country.

I’ve been a scout for thirteen years already and I’ve mentored young people for close to six years. I am dedicating my life to Congo’s youth because our country needs young people that are well brought-up and educated to form a better Congo. I also volunteer for a scout initiative in Africa’s Great Lakes (in Congo DRC, Rwanda and Burundi) as a trainer of community mediators that fight for peace and peaceful cohabitation in society.

What often motivates me is seeing how youth in our communities lose themselves in delinquent behavior. Here, a lot of young people are in prison for theft, rape, addiction problems and other crime. When I see this all around me I am revolted because my primary mission in life is to “pass life’s morals and values on to young people.”

When life’s values are based upon mutual respect, instead of discriminating against young women that are victims of our society’s injustice, men and women must work together to yield better outcomes for them.

I would like very much to share my experience with all those who believe that a just world is dependent upon investing in our youth.

Comments

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Salut et merci

Salut Josué,

Je suis traductrice du contenu en langue française et je veux vous remercier pour avoir partagé votre histoire. Votre travail est très important et j’admire vos convictions.

Cordialement,
Hannah S.

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Translation

Who Am I?

I am Josué Bagaya. I am a young man from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. I am finishing up my studies at the Official University of Bukavu. I work as a youth leader and mentor for some youth training organizations. Principally, I am a scout and I mentor children and young scouts in seven groups scattered throughout Kivu in the east of the country.

I’ve been a scout for thirteen years already and I’ve mentored young people for close to six years. I am dedicating my life to Congo’s youth because our country needs young people that are well brought-up and educated to form a better Congo. I also volunteer for a scout initiative in Africa’s Great Lakes (in Congo DRC, Rwanda and Burundi) as a trainer of community mediators that fight for peace and peaceful cohabitation in society.

What often motivates me is seeing how youth in our communities lose themselves in delinquent behavior. Here, a lot of young people are in prison for theft, rape, addiction problems and other crime. When I see this all around me I am revolted because my primary mission in life is to “pass life’s morals and values on to young people.”

When life’s values are based upon mutual respect, instead of discriminating against young women that are victims of our society’s injustice, men and women must work together to yield better outcomes for them.

I would like very much to share my experience with all those who believe that a just world is dependent upon investing in our youth.

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