Protecting Children from Terrorist Recruitment

16 August 2017, 5:01 PM

Global Compassion's computer lab in Cameroon strengthens community connections and expands young people's options, making them less vulnerable to recruitment by terrorist groups.

Global Compassion Cameroon Computer Lab

The computer lab provides basic computer knowledge for young people, strengthening their technology skills and career path options while simultaneously providing a venue for peace education. The lab also serves as a community library where people can find information on both Islam and Christianity, supporting harmonious religious coexistence in Cameroon.

Global Compassion kids in Cameroon - boys smiling

“The interfaith dialogue gives voices to all and listens to everyone in order to build a sustainable peace in Cameroon,” Cooperation Circle members explain. “The Boko Haram situation was one of our major concerns. We wish to find useful ways to end the radicalization of youth, terrorism, stereotypes and bad perceptions of other religions in Cameroon.”

Cooperation Circles Involved