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  • Since December 2017, we have supported more than 1,000 young professionals out of which more than 200 of them secured employment and/or internships while the rest received entrepreneur skills and other soft skills that will be useful for their future.
  • Since April 2018, Afflatus Africa has organized monthly Reading for Change events where transformative discussions about books take place. These events provide the platform for a series of storytelling, book launching, book reviews, panel discussions, and networking to build a promising society. These events bring together authors, readers, writers, librarians, and publishers for networking and discussions on how we can develop and improve the culture of reading and writing in Africa.
  • We have broadened our horizons by establishing clubs in universities, high schools and by organizing reading competitions.
  • We have paid subscriptions for primary and high school students in libraries to encourage schools and parents to enroll their children and give them access to books.
  • We have organized reading competitions is schools and helped youth getting access to books by giving them books and paying their annual library subscriptions which give them opportunities to borrow books, and have access to other facilities like free internet.
  • Replaced by “The Successors’ Camp”, We have organized “Conquerors Conference” to unveil African youth’s full potential to conquer Africa’s greatest challenges by finding solutions within themselves and learning from Pan-Africanist elders like Nelson Mandela and Thomas Sankara, and being inspired to prosper Africa for the next generations to live proudly in Africa without focusing on green card or dying in the ocean trying to leave our continent in search for a better life. The Conquerors Conference took place in August 2018, with 120 in-person
  • Due to our impact, our Founder Ganza K. Bertin has been awarded a humanitarian medal by AEGIS trust as one of the young people who are making positive impact in the community.
  • Most of our members have been admitted to join change makers’ networks like the Young African Leaders Initiative, Youth in Leadership & Business and voted to be the East African Youth Parliament Members.
  • One of our programs Reading for Change won the 2019 Global Social Thinker Contest organized by Ashoka Africa and British Council.